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Two Charged In Slashing Of Tire

A 17-year-old Archbold boy has been charged with juvenile delinquency by way of criminal damaging, and a Bryan man has been charged with complicity to commit a crime.

The youth and Trevor Lee Layman, 18, rural Bryan, were charged in connection with a Saturday, July 27 incident.

Samara K. Benien, 18, rural Napoleon, reported that between 10 and 11 pm that night, one of the tires on the vehicle she was driving had been slashed while the auto was parked at East Gardens. Damage: $100.

The police report states a pickup truck, allegedly occupied by the boy and Layman, was seen leaving the area.


In other vandalism cases, Christopher T. Nisely, 33, 500 South Pleasant Street, told officers sometime between 9:30 and 10 pm, Tuesday, July 30, someone scratched the right side of his car while it was parked behind his home. Damage: $800.


Rita S. Bilen, 45, 220 Rosewood Court, told police that sometimes between midnight and 1 am, Saturday, July 27, someone threw dirt and toilet paper into their aboveground swimming pool. No damage estimate was listed.

Bilen told police vandalism to her pool has been ongoing for about one month, and the incidents have been escalating.


Linda Nafziger, 53, Archbold, told police between 2:45 and 11:30 pm, Friday, July 26, someone damaged the right front fender of her vehicle with an unknown object. The vehicle was parked at Fairlawn Haven when the damage was done. No damage estimate.

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