Suspects Arrested For Causing More Than $100K In Damage At Construction Site Of New West Cabarrus High School

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According to officials, five suspects have been arrested for vandalizing the new West Cabarrus High School, four of which are 17-year-olds.

Joseph Fusco, 18, has been charged with three counts of Breaking or Entering and two counts of Injury to Real Property by the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office.

Joseph Fusco Mug

Fusco is awaiting trail and has a total bond amount of $15,000, officials report. His next court date is set for March 31, 2020.

There has been no additional information on the four other suspects in the case.

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CONCORD, N.C. — Vandals are accused of causing more than $100,000 in damage to the new West Cabarrus High School, which is currently under construction.

Officers were called to the new school on February 17th and February 20th after construction crews say the interior of the school had been extensively damaged.

Police say the damage included busted windows, damaged plumbing, holes in interior walls, and paint spilled or thrown throughout the school.  Construction equipment inside the building was also damaged, according to a news release.

Officials say West Cabarrus High School will be the newest high school in Cabarrus County and is scheduled to open in August.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Concord Police Department at 704-920-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 704-93-CRIME.