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Suspects paint the town in Cana

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Three charged for paintball vandalism spree, with toddler along for the ride.

By Christopher Brooke, Reporter

CANA — Three Mount Airy, N.C., residents face multiple charges after shooting up parts of Cana with paintballs on Monday evening.
The Carroll Sheriff's Office received multiple reports of a vehicle driving through neighborhood streets and shooting at houses at about 9:52 p.m.
Responding to the vicinity of Plantation and Mainline roads, deputies pulled over a van that matched the description of the suspect vehicle, according to information from the police report.
Searching the vehicle, deputies recovered paintball guns, paintballs and air canisters.
They also found a two-year-old child in the vehicle.
Deputies charged three people from Mount Airy as a result — Aaron Blake Holder, 21; Scotty Gray Jones, 30; and Courtney Lynn Jones, 25.
Each was charged with two counts of brandishing a firearm, 10 counts of damage to property, two counts of shooting at an occupied dwelling and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Property damaged included buildings, a Winnebago, a boat and a car, according to information from the police report.
More damage was reported to the sheriff's office on Tuesday.
Investigating the incident were Sgt. Bobby Lyons and deputies Kevin Kemp, Bobby Melton and Cody Edwards.