Arrest Warrant Issued for Former Plainville High School Student Accused of Contributing to Nearly $9,000 Damage With Push Scooter - NBC Connecticut

Arrest Warrant Issued for Former Plainville High School Student Accused of Contributing to Nearly $9,000 Damage With Push Scooter

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    A former Plainville High School student has been arrested on charges related to nearly $9,000 in damage to the school floors from scooters, according to police.

    19-year-old Krystyle Chandler was arrested on charges of criminal mischief in the first degree, criminal trespass in the second degree and loitering on school grounds, following an incident on May 20.

    Police were called to the school around 11 a.m. on May 21 to investigate a complaint about two former students that school officials said entered the school with scooters and marked up the hallways with them, according to the arrest warrant for Chandler.

    The school's principal, Carl Johnson, indentified the two suspects as Charles Michalak and Krystyle Chandler, police said.

    Johnson told police the students shows up after the school day on May 20 each with a "small razor type push scooter."  According to the arrest warrant, a student at the school open the door for Michalak, who then opened a door for Chandler.

    Michalak and Chandler roder throughout the school's hallways for approximately 17 minutes, according the arrest warrant.

    The principal showed video surveillance footage to an officer on scene who was able to identify the two suspects, the arrest warrant states.  The two individuals were sliding and making the rear tires skid on the floor, police said.

    A work order from the school said it would cost $8786.50 to repair the scuffs and damage to the floors.  Police also used yearbook photos provided by school security officers to help confirm the former students' identities.

    Chandler left the school that day after a janitor observed him marking up the floors with the scooter and told him to leave, police said.

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