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Covington Police Announce Reward In North Shore Hate Crime At St Paul’s High School

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Owen Edwards and Carter Hall, pictured below, were arrested by the Covington Police Department for vandalizing St. Paul’s School.

Both Edwards and Hall will be required to post a $25,000 bond.

Owen Edwards

Owen Edwards (photo from St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office)

Carter Hall

Carter Hall (photo from St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office)

Covington Police Announce Reward In North Shore Hate Crime At St Paul’s High School

Monday, Covington police announced an increased reward in a recent vandalism of St Paul’s High School.

Dozens of places on the campus were tagged with hate language and symbols.  Police announced they planned to pursue hate crime charges in the case.

Originally, the reward was set at $500.  But Monday, the department announced a donation from a Covington businessman that doubled the reward to $1,000.

The Covington Police Department is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of vandals who targeted St. Paul’s High School.

Around 40 spots were tagged on campus last weekend.

Officers say they will pursue hate crime charges in the case.

If you have any information call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

Covington police say they will pursue hate crime charges against whoever vandalized St. Paul’s High School.

The vandals struck about 40 spots on campus.

It cost the school an estimated $2,000 to cleanup the spray and latex paint.

If you have any information that could help police call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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