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Five Men Arrested for Smashing Mailboxes in Worcester County

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BISHOPVILLE, Md.- Deputies from the Worcester County Sheriff's Office arrested five men early Friday for allegedly smashing mailboxes while riding in a pickup truck.

Police identified the suspects as Stewart William Pryor, 28, of Millsboro, Del., Dylan Lee Sharp, 19, of Milton, Del., Franklin Adam Martin, 23, of Milton, Del., Sean James MaGee, 23, of Selbyville, Del. and Addison Hill-Bittner, 22, of Rehoboth, Del.

Maryland State Police said that around 1 a.m. Friday, they discovered a dark colored pickup truck traveling on Saint Martin's Neck Road near Route 90. Troopers say they stopped the truck and discovered that four of the men were lying in the bed of the truck, along with the driver.

Deputies said a total of 14 mailboxes, one waste management trash can and one sign for a church parsonage were damaged. Investigators said that men were riding along Bishopville and Saint Martin's Neck roads throwing watermelons at mailboxes in an attempt to destroy them.

Police noted that the five men identified themselves as firefighters from Sussex County, Del.

The men were arrested and charged with malicious destruction of property and are awaiting trial.

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