Son wrecks mother’s house

A Ruston man was charged with damaging his mother’s house Sunday, causing damage housing over $1000 in damage

Ruston police responded early Sunday morning to a property damage call on East Line Avenue. The victim said her son, Matt Gray, 19, of Ruston, flipped over and damaged a refrigerator and an oven, a large amount of food, a stereo system, and a large television.

Ray was located by officers walking a few blocks away. After being advised of his rights, Gray stated he “flashed out” and damaged the property. He was placed under arrest for simple criminal damage to property, a felony, and taken to the Lincoln Parish Detention Center and booked.

Bail was set at $5,000.

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