Man arrested after vandalizing FAMU sorority property

By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness News
January 31, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Florida A&M University Police Department has arrested a man after he committed vandalism on the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority property.

According to police, 23-year-old John Gibbs III was seen vandalizing wooden and concrete benches on the AKA property at the corner of Wahnish Way and Gamble Street on FAMU's campus.

Police records say Gibbs admitted to jumping on the benches, causing them to break. According to authorities, Gibbs claimed he broke the benches in retaliation to AKA members threatening to kill his mother.

A video of Gibbs committing the vandalism, which was submitted to WCTV by a viewer, can be viewed below.

Gibbs has been charged with four counts of criminal mischief. He was taken to the Leon County Detention Facility on Tuesday and released the same day.

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