Two teens charged with vandalizing mailboxes

Two teenagers from southern Callaway County were charged Wednesday with vandalizing four mailboxes Sunday along County Road 419 near Hams Prairie in Callaway County.

Facing four counts each of misdemeanor property damage charges and minors in possession of alcohol are Thomas Buchholz, 18, Steedman, and Cody Waterson, 18, Fulton.

At 2:30 a.m. Sunday, deputies arrested five minors in a vehicle near Hams Prairie on charges of possession of alcohol. During the arrest, a deputy observed a baseball bat inside the vehicle. The occupants were asked if they had struck any mailboxes, and all denied it. Later in the day, the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office received several reports of mailbox damage from residents near Hams Prairie.

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