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Teens Face Felony Charges After Vandalizing Dover Town Park, Police Say

Matthew Austin, 16, of Dover was charged with vandalizing the Dover Recreation Center. Photo Credit: New York State Police
Cody Connor, 16, of Dover is charged with vandalizing the Dover Recreation Center. Photo Credit: New York State Police
Two Dover teens were arrested by state police for vandalizing the Dover Recreation Center. Photo Credit: New York State Police
Two Dover teens are accused of vandalizing the Dover Recreation Center. Photo Credit: New York State Police

DOVER, N,Y, -- Two Dover teens were charged with burglary and criminal mischief after severely vandalizing the recreation center at the Dover Town Park in June, according to New York State Police.

State Police arrested Cody Connor, 16, and Matthew Austin, 16, for burglarizing and damaging the building and its contents on June 27 at the center on Ketcham Park Road, state police said. The two were arrested in August and both charged with burglary in the third degree, a Class D felony, and criminal mischief in the second degree, a Class D felony.state police said on Monday.

Connor and Austin were arraigned in the Town of Dover Court and released on their own recognizance.

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