Arrest made in Howard’s Rock vandalism


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Arrest made in Howard’s Rock vandalism

CLEMSON – Clemson University police have arrested Micah Rogers of Pisgah Forest, N.C., in connection with the case of vandalism to Howard's Rock, the iconic fixture Clemson football players rub prior to entering Memorial Stadium.

Rogers, 18, was charged with one felony: malicious injury to animals or personal property valued at more than $2,000, but less than $10,000; and one misdemeanor: trespassing, unlawful entry into enclosed places.

Howard's Rock was vandalized earlier this month. The protective casing was destroyed and a portion of the rock was chipped away.

Capt. Eric Hendricks said the vandalism occurred the night of June 2 and was captured partially by video surveillance cameras. The suspect also was identified by a witness.

The broken portion of the rock has not been recovered yet, and the investigation is ongoing.

Rogers appeared in Clemson University Municipal Court this morning and was released on personal recognizance bond of $5,470.

“On behalf of the athletic department and the football coaches and players, I want to thank the Clemson University Police Department, the State Law Enforcement Division and the Thirteenth Circuit Solicitor’s Office for acting in a swift, thorough manner with regards to the vandalism to Howard’s Rock,” said Clemson Athletic Director Dan Radakovich. “We appreciate the efforts of everyone involved in this case.”

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spacer You mean I could buy the rock for less than $10K?
Buffalo Creek Tiger
spacer Own a piece of the rock....
TigerHawk76®
spacer Idiot......***
PhD T
spacer WT-F?! Howard's Rock is priceless. Throw the book at him.***
BentZero
spacer Pending...Country boy ### Whoopin! The real penalty.***
ColaTownTiger
spacer Probably not the best idea to...
tigerofaiken
spacer I think it's a great idea, actually.***
homeslice1479®
spacer Re: Probably not the best idea to...
OrangeRunsMyBlood
spacer Bet he has ROCKchip as souvenir..and WE WANT IT BACK!
lightbulbbill®
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GotGRR
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mjstokes
spacer His manner of varmint was Tiger...
Louis_Cypher
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GotGRR
spacer Re: Probably not the best idea to...
nb3496
spacer Maybe the dumbest person associated with Clemson ever.
Completely Solid Orange®
spacer This is not enough for doing what he did!***
TigerzzRoar®
spacer Is he...
TBONZ13®
spacer Re: Is he...
simpsontiger
spacer Found him on facebook, can see his truck in a pic.
TigersAndCubs
spacer And just like that the page no longer loads...***
TigersAndCubs
spacer From his Facebook page
WiFied
spacer Man...
TBONZ13®
spacer Where is it?
TBONZ13®
spacer Re: Where is it?
allorangeallthetime52®
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kodibuddy
spacer I refuse to believe....
Tiggirl14
spacer His Facebook proves he was a Clemson fan. He's just a total
Completely Solid Orange®
spacer Leave his parents out of this. The kid knew
GrayBengal®
spacer All the photos with him decked out in Clemson logo gear?
Louis_Cypher
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kodibuddy
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CUTiger 09
spacer Actually, it was shown that he was accepted to Clemson....
Louis_Cypher
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allorangeallthetime52®
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tigrecalvo®
spacer Hat's off to CU Police!!! Now, protect the Rock!!!!!!!***
orngeblood
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ColumbianTigerinATL
spacer Life in prison with Bubba***
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spacer Penalty-Be A Gamecock or Bulddog fan the rest of your life!
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