Six Teens Arrested in Racist Gold River Graffiti Investigation

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GOLD RIVER — The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department says investigators have arrested six teenagers suspected of racist vandalism in the Gold River area.

Deputies responded to reports of vandalism along Tunnel Hill Way on Aug. 15. Racial and gender slurs, swastikas and crass images were spray painted on cars and homes, and some windows were smashed.

The Gold River Discovery Center elementary school was also hit.

Thursday, investigators announced they arrested Andrew Holmes, Adin Howardgustin, Nathanial Covarrubias, Finley Ursino and Eric Tennyson, all 18 years old. A 17-year-old boy was also arrested, but he was not identified because of his age.

They are all charges with felony vandalism and conspiracy to commit a crime.