Arrest made in Clemson's Howard Rock

Arrest made in Clemson's Howard Rock


Arrest made in Clemson's Howard Rock


By Will Vandervort

Clemson University police have arrested Micah Rogers of Pisgah Forest, N.C., in conncection with the case of vandalism to Howard’s Rock.

Rodgers, 18, was charged with one felony: malicious injury to animals or personal property valued at more than $2,000, but less than $10,000; and one misdemeanor: trespassing, unlawful entry into enclosed places. Rogers was the owner of the white 1993 Ford F-250 pickup truck that was shown on the videos released by the Clemson University Police Department.

“We have located that truck and arrested the owner of that truck,” Clemson University Police Capatain Eric Hendricks said in a press conference at the Hendrix Student Center at Clemson University.

Hendricks can be charged with up to five years in prison if convicted. They can also get up to another days for second charge for unlawful entry into an enclosed place.

Rogers was arrested this morning, arraigned and released pending a $5,470 bond.

Hendricks said the help of the comminuty played a big role in the arrest of Mr. Rogers.




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