Two Arrested for Vandalizing Community Library

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Two men were arrested Thursday morning for vandalizing mailboxes and a community library in Lincoln.

Lincoln Police arrested 18-year-old Hunter Pritchard and 24-year-old Trevor Thayer. Both were jailed on four counts of larceny and four counts of criminal mischief.

Police received a call at 2:15 a.m. Thursday that two men were throwing books and tearing up mail near 33rd and Sheridan. Officers spotted Pritchard and Thayer near 33rd and Pawnee running through backyards.

Pritchard was caught a short time later. Thayer was found at his home.

Officers also found a knife in Pritchard's coat. He was cited for carrying a concealed weapon and resisting arrest.

LPD said 25 books were destroyed from the community library off 38th and Sheridan.

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