Oceanside High School in Rockland.  Photo from Courier-Gazette

ROCKLAND — Four teenagers were charged in connection with a vandalism spree at Oceanside High School, Rockland police said Friday.

Regional School Unit 13 reported extensive damage to an outbuilding and the surrounding property at the school on July 13. The damage included broken windows and derogatory graffiti that included swastikas and racial slurs.

Police charged two juveniles as well as 18-year-old Khyllie Cochran of Warren and 19-year-old Juston Hurley of Rockland. Each was charged with Class C aggravated criminal mischief.

The adults will make their initial appearance in the Knox County court on Sept. 12 and the juveniles on Nov. 9. They were all issued summonses and remain free.

The case is also being reviewed by the Maine Attorney General’s Office, which reviews all cases involving potential civil rights violations, including those involving hate speech.

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