Arrests Made in Garbage Truck Trashing Spree
CANTON, Ohio — Two men face a slew of charges, accused of using a garbage truck to destroy most everything in their path last week at the Stark County Dog Warden’s Office.
Robert Virgil Huntsman, 21, and Johnathan Charles Thornsley, 21, both of Canton, now face charges of felony breaking and entering, felony vandalism, felony theft and theft.
The damage happened Nov. 14 around 12:40 a.m. at the dog warden’s office on Mahoning Road N.E.
The stolen garbage truck was used to ram two vans, one of which was pushed through a wall. It also backed into the dog warden’s truck, another pick-up truck and a van.
A chain link fence was completely torn down, and the garbage truck also rammed into a large commercial dumpster.
Damages were estimated in the thousands of dollars, according to police.
Bonds of $25,000 have been set for both Huntsman and Thornsley.
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