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Three teens arrested on suspicion of defacing three U.S. flags

Three teens have been arrested on suspicion of defacing three U.S. flags. The vandalism was caught on surveillance cameras, police said.
(Oceanside Police Department)

Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of defacing three U.S. flags at a senior community center in Oceanside.

Breanna Serrato, Daniel Moran, and Ruben Jimenez - all 18 - are in county jail after being arrested by Oceanside police. Their arraignment is tentatively set for Thursday in San Diego County Superior Court.

Surveillance cameras caught three people spray-painting graffiti, a gang monicker and an epithet on the flags at the Oceana center. The incident occured after 11 p.m. July 18.

One of the three was wearing a hat with a Baltimore Orioles logo and another had a hat with a marijuana leaf design, police said.

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Jimenez is also charged with car theft, according to jail records.



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