Man arrested for vandalizing sorority benches at FAMU

Posted at 12:03 AM, Jan 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-31 12:09:09-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Lauderdale Lakes man arrested for breaking Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority benches on the campus of Florida A&M University said he did so after members threatened to kill his mother. 

John Henry Gibbs III, 23, was booked into the Leon County Detention Center on Monday on two charges of criminal mischief that caused property damage over $200 and under $1,000.

He was released Wednesday on a $2,000 bond.

Gibbs admitted to a FAMU officer that he damaged the wood and concrete benches at the corner of Wahnish Way and Gamble Street, and several witnesses saw him do it, according to a probable cause affidavit.

He requested the appointment of a public defender.

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