2 suspects go on rock throwing rampage in N. Phoenix

PHOENIX - Two men have been booked into jail, accused of damaging property around neighborhoods in north Phoenix overnight.

According to Phoenix police, 23-year-old Julio Manuel Garcia and 31-year-old Jeremy Chevalier drove around the area of 27th Avenue and Thunderbird Road throwing large rocks at businesses and vehicle windows between 10 p.m. Friday and 2 a.m. Saturday.

Officers at an unrelated call got word of two suspicious men who turned out to be the two suspects. While talking to the men and the subsequent investigation, they learned Chevalier and Garcia had driven around the area causing damage.

Officers also found out that the suspects had burglarized a vehicle, stealing tools and set another vehicle on fire.

Police say a total of 21 victims were identified.

One victim sent ABC15 a photo showing a large rock that had been thrown into the windshield of his parked Corvette near 19th Avenue and Thunderbird Road.

Both suspects admitted to their involvement in the crimes, according to police.

Garcia and Chevalier were booked into the Maricopa County Jail, charged each with 17 counts of criminal damage, one count of burglary and two counts of arson.

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