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PD: 2 men hurl rocks, set fire in Phoenix rampage

Julio Garcia (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Julio Garcia (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
Government vehicle set on fire (Courtesy: CPS) Government vehicle set on fire (Courtesy: CPS)
Government vehicle set on fire. (Courtesy: CPS) Government vehicle set on fire. (Courtesy: CPS)
Jeremy Chevalier (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Jeremy Chevalier (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

Two men are in police custody on suspicion of driving around Phoenix throwing large river rocks and breaking windows at businesses and vehicles, causing at least $40,000 in damage.

At least 22 victims of the vandalism spree were identified by Phoenix police.

Julio Garcia, 23, and Jeremy Chevalier, 31, were booked into jail on Saturday. Each face 17 counts of criminal damage, two counts of arson and one count of burglary, all felonies.

Besides rock throwing, police said the pair burglarized a vehicle, stole tools and set a Department of Economic Security vehicle on fire. The vehicle was a total loss, officers said.

They also broke windows at a vacant business building on the Black Canyon Freeway and tried to set it on fire, officers said.

Cactus Park Precinct police officers were at an unrelated call when they were alerted about two suspicious men, who turned out to be Garcia and Chevalier, investigators said.

Police found tools, cable connectors and other evidence in a red Nissan Sentra at an apartment complex registered to Garcia's mother, who told police her son had been driving the car earlier in the evening.

Officers said 22 vehicles had windows broken and more damaged vehicles were being discovered.

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