ST. GEORGE — Police arrested a 25-year-old man early Wednesday morning who was allegedly causing a menace in a St. George neighborhood by throwing bricks and intentionally destroying people’s property.
Around 1:30 a.m., police responded to the area of 200 South and 400 East on a report of criminal mischief, according to a probable cause statement filed by the St. George Police Department in support of the arrest.
Witnesses told police a male suspect, who was later identified as Anthony Jozef Moses of Salt Lake City, had thrown bricks into the windshield of a vehicle parked on the side of the roadway for reasons not immediately known.
The man also allegedly busted up a white picket fence several blocks away, according to the report. A witness was able to positively identify Moses as the alleged perpetrator.
Police searched the area and located Moses walking south on Bluff Street where he was arrested and transported to the Washington County Purgatory Correctional Facility.
Moses was charged with class A misdemeanor criminal mischief for intentionally destroying property.
His court arraignment is scheduled for Thursday afternoon in 5th District Court.
Persons arrested or charged are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law or as otherwise decided by a trier-of-fact.
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