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Four people were arrested last week and charged with vandalizing a Baptist campground earlier this month.

Charged with two counts of second-degree burglary, stealing and property damage are George Lamborn, 19; Carson A. Smith, 17; Gary Greenwood, 18; and David Corwin, 21, all of Mountain Grove.

Greenwood was also charged with arson.

The four are accused of vandalizing the Texas County Baptist Association Camp at Simmons on Sept. 7. A responding deputy from the Texas County Sheriff’s Department reported the suspects had broken air conditioning units, lights and fans in the bunkhouse, and observed lighter fluid and matches where they had attempted to burn fireproof bunk mattresses. The officer also reported seeing a Bible that had been ripped in half and set on fire.

A 63-year-old caretaker saw two of the teens run from the area. He was cleaning the swimming pool nearby when he noticed suspicious activity.

Bond was set at $250,000 for Lamborn, Greenwood and Corwin. Smith’s bond was $200,000.

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