Vandalism Cases Closed

Eight adult defendants in a school vandalism case have now entered guilty pleas in Lauderdale County Circuit Court.

All were placed on probation and required to make full restitution immediately.

A total of 12 suspects were charged with vandalism at West Lauderdale, Northeast High and Meridian High School in October 2002.

The three campuses suffered thousands of dollars worth of damage.

Four juveniles involved were disciplined by the school system.