Twinsburg police accuse 2 men on vandalizing several buildings, including 2 schools

TWINSBURG, Ohio - Two men are facing charges after being accused of vandalism several Twinsburg buildings, including two schools.

Police said the incident happened on Oct. 7. Patrol officers investigated a report of graffiti at the Twinsburg Outdoor Water Park.

Investigators said they found similar graffiti on the bathrooms at Chamberlin Park, Chamberlin Middle School, Twinsburg High School and Birchwood Park. Damage was estimated at about $1,000.

Police said they found more damage on a Canyon Falls sign near eastbound Interstate 480 before state Route 82. Detectives said they are still waiting for a damage estimate for the sign.

The first suspect in the case was arrested on Monday. Officers said Samuel Cardillo, 20, of East Aurora Road, was arrested without incident at his home. He was charged with fourth-degree vandalism and is being held at the Solon Jail. Cardillo was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday morning.

The second suspect, 20-year-old Wayne Grant Jr., of Laurel Drive, was arrested at about 8:30 a.m. at his home. He is also charged with fourth-degree vandalism and was taken to the Solon Jail to await arraignment.

Officials said anonymous tips lead to the arrests of Cardillo and Grant. Evidence collected at the scenes connected the men to the incidents, as well.

No other details have been released.

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