- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 17, 2017

LEWES, Del. (AP) - State police in Delaware say two men have been arrested and charged with a vandalism spree that included painting racist graffiti on the side of a school bus.

Police say 19-year-old Zachary Baughman, of Lincoln, and 22-year-old Steven Swain, of Harrington, were charged with five counts of graffiti and other charges.

Cape Henlopen School District Superintendent Robert Fulton said that an expletive, followed by a racial slur, was spray-painted on the side of the bus. Fulton called the vandalism “reprehensible.”

Police said they also found graffiti containing profanity spray-painted on other vehicles over the weekend, including a forklift. mobile office trailer and cars.

Baughman and Swain were released on $10,000 unsecured bond.


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