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USC Fans Face Three Years In Jail For Vandalizing UCLA Bear Statue

Posted January 10, 2019 under Sports


USC Fans

Face 3 Years In Jail

For Allegedly Vandalizing UCLA Statue

1/10/2019 10:56 AM PST

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Two USC fans have been charged for allegedly vandalizing UCLA‘s on-campus statue and now face up to 3 YEARS in JAIL.

Louis Torres (19) and Willie Johnson (18) allegedly hit up UCLA’s campus on Nov. 13 — just days before the Trojans’ rivalry game with the Bruins — and sought to violate the bear statue.

Officials say the two men doused the statue in Trojan-colored paint … and also inked the letters “SC” into the landmark’s pedestal.

It’s interesting … ’cause in preparation for the big game — UCLA officials actually boxed up the bear … which means the vandals had to go the extra mile to get to it … physically prying open the box to get to the statue.

Reports estimate the vandalism caused $15,000 worth of damage … and now, officials say both suspects could face up to 3 years in jail, if convicted.

This ain’t the first time the Bruin bear has been subject to USC antics … back in 2009, it was also doused in red and yellow paint — which caused a reported $20,000 of damage.

For their part … USC fans make sure UCLA can’t retaliate by wrapping their on-campus statues in duct tape and having students guard them throughout rivalry week.



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