Damage at Newnan's Drake Stadium: Students may face vandalism charges

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Looking over the damage to the Newnan High School cougar mascot statue that was toppled Wednesday night are, from left, Athletic Director Steve Allen; Walter Drake, whose father Homer Drake donated the money for the statue; and Dr. Doug Moore, Newnan principal.

By JOHN A. WINTERS
john@newnan.com
At least three East Coweta High School students are facing charges after Newnan High School’s Drake Stadium was vandalized and a $20,000 cougar statue rolled down a hill.
“We have not taken anyone into custody, but we do have suspects and expect arrests very soon,” said Deputy Chief Rodney Riggs with the Newnan Police Department on Thursday. He said the suspects are three East Coweta students.
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