Thursday, December 20, 2018

A Grin-and-Bear It Story

From the LA Times: Two young men have been arrested in connection with last month’s vandalism of a UCLA statue in the week leading up to the university’s big game with crosstown rival USC. Louie Torres, 19, and Willie Johnson, 18, were arrested Wednesday at their homes on suspicion of conspiracy and felony vandalism, UCLA police Lt. Kevin Kilgore said. The two were being held in lieu of $10,000 bail. 

Neither man has any affiliations with USC or UCLA, Kilgore said.

Vandals pried open a wooden case that was protecting the Bruin Bear on the UCLA campus about 2 a.m. Nov. 13 and doused the well-known statue with red and yellow paint, resulting in $15,000 in damage. The destruction was discovered days later...

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We'll post again when more facts if and when more facts are known. So bear with us until then. We may have barely gotten into this story. And sometimes things aren't what they appear:

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