By MARLO BARNHART
Two boys, now ages 9 and 11, admitted in Washington County Juvenile Court Wednesday that they caused nearly $20,000 damage to a house under construction on Linwood Road in Halfway last October.
"What you did to this family is inexcusable," said Judge John H. McDowell after hearing the evidence and viewing pictures of the damage.
The judge delayed disposition and allowed both boys to remain at home until then.
The mothers of both boys told the judge their sons have been under "house arrest" since the incident.
When Washington County sheriff's deputies went to the 1147 Linwood Road home shortly after 8 p.m. on Oct. 6 they found the following: