POSTED: Monday, December 20, 2010 - 11:30am
UPDATED: Monday, December 20, 2010 - 7:11pm
LAS CRUCES – Police say 4 teenagers damaged more than 200 homes and vehicles during a weekend vandalism spree.
Officers arrested 18-year-old Christopher Lee Molina, 17-year-old Dustin Holtsberry, 16-year-olds Patrick Wilson and 16-year-old Devon Rehberg.
Police say the teens shot about 230 homes and vehicles with paintball guns and marbles, mostly in the High Range and Sonoma Ranch neighborhoods.
The teens were arrested after allegedly shooting a paintball at an off-duty ATF agent’s personal vehicle. The agent followed the teen's car to a nearby convenience store and called police.
Police say they found four paintball guns and approximately 4,000 rounds of ammunition inside the car.