Two men arrested following vandalism at Perinton VFW

November 13, 2017 05:50 PM

Two men are facing charges after deputies say they stole part of a bronze memorial sculpture at the Perinton VFW on Macedon Center Road.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, the vandalism happened sometime between Sunday, November 5 and Wednesday, November 8. On November 12, deputies arrested 22-year-old Rhys Baetzhold of Pittsford and 18-year-old Anthony Fennell of Perinton. They were charged with grand larceny, criminal mischief, and conspiracy.

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According to deputies, Baetzhold admitted to causing the damage and stealing the monument. Deputies say they found the stolen monument next to Fennell's bed.

Baetzhold and Fennell were released on appearance tickets to answer charges in Perinton Town Court on November 21.


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