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Young man accused of damaging several windshields arrested

Posted at 4:23 PM, Aug 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 18:38:51-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — An 17-year-old young man is facing serious charges after he was spotted getting into a stolen car.

Corpus Christi police say Jonathan Isiah Carabajal, 17, was one of two men spotted getting into a stolen Dodge Challenger on July 15.

When police officers approached the car, both suspects tried to flee from the scene but were later detained and arrested in the 1700 block of Treyway Lane.

While both men were being charged for evading, officers discovered Carabajal had a warrant for criminal mischief incident on July 20.

Last month, Carabajal was recorded on security surveillance allegedly stomping on windshield on top of several cars in the 5900 block of S. Oso Parkway.

Caught on camera: vandals smashing car windshields

Detective compared pictures of Carbajal to the home security camera video of the vandalism and he was taken to jail.

Carabajal is charged with Criminal Mischief and Evading arrest.

He was released from jail last week after posting bonds totaling $20,500.