Update: Nashville Teens Charged with Vandalism of Buddhist Temple

July 11, 2005

Source: WVLT-TV

Wire Service: AP


On July 11, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "Nashville police have charged two 14-year-old boys with felonies after a Buddhist temple was vandalized. The Juvenile Court petitions say the boys used fireworks to create explosive devices which they threw through the windows of the Wat Lao Buddhapathip (waht low boo-dah-pah-TEEP') Temple on the Fourth of July. They're cited with possession of a prohibited weapon and felony vandalism."