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Four teens suspected in shooting 100 car windows with BB guns

SOUTH KITSAP - Four teens were arrested early Thursday on suspicion of shooting as many as 100 car windows with BB guns and an airsoft pistol in the past month, according to Kitsap County Sheriff's reports.

Deputies began to get multiple reports of broken windows not long after midnight Thursday. Several people whose car windows were shattered saw a Jeep Liberty in the area, reports said.

Around 12:30 a.m., a deputy pulled over a Jeep Liberty. The 17-year-old driver told deputies there were two rifle BB guns and an airsoft pistol in the car. Three other teens were arrested inside the vehicle.

The four people arrested - three 18-year-olds from South Kitsap and the 17-year-old from Georgia ó admitted to the vandalism, deputies said. One of the 18-year-olds said they had broken up to 100 car windows in the past month. The 17-year-old told deputies that Thursday was the first time he had been involved.

The 18-year-olds were booked into the Kitsap County jail for malicious mischief and reckless endangerment, with bail set at $50,000. The 17-year-old was booked into the Kitsap County Juvenile Detention Center. His bail was not disclosed.

Car windows were reported shot out in McCormick Woods and on SW Berry Lake Road, Our Place SW, Westbrook Drive SW, SW Odell Street, Denny Avenue SW, Fern Vista Place SW, Elder Avenue SW and SW Station Circle Road, deputies said.

The four will make court appearances Friday.

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