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Topsail student arrested for slashing tires


PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- A Topsail High School student is charged with multiple crimes in connection with slashed bus tires at the school.

The Pender County Sheriff's Office says Lance Houck, 18, of Hampstead, is charged with 15 counts of damage to personal property and one count of disorderly conduct.

Early on Jan. 31, bus drivers arriving for their shift at Topsail High School found tires slashed on 15 buses. Crews had to replace 32 tires.

Houck's bond is set at $18,000 secure. He's due back in court March 12.

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