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Man causes $50,000 in damage to light rail in Mesa

Posted: 10:22 AM, Apr 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-24 19:31:42-04
Man causes $50,000 in damage to light rail in Mesa

A man is in custody after he was seen walking down a Mesa street with a broken window from a light rail car. 

Mesa police report on April 17, they were called to Centennial Way and Main street where they allegedly witnessed 28-year-old Arthur Will Burrell walking down the street with a broken window from a light rail car. 

Police say the window was shattered. 

Burrell continued walking even after being confronted by police. Officers pepper sprayed him to get him to comply. 

Light rail supervisors reported to police that Burrell was seen kicking out seven windows from a light rail car, causing approximately $50,000 in damage. 

Upon his arrest, Burrell reportedly said that, "he told them not to let him out of jail and that he would do something to come back."

He has been charged with criminal damage.