Vandalism suspect ordered to compose apology letters

September 10, 2019 | Courts

NEWKIRK — The man accused of breaking over $4,000 worth of windows at several businesses along North 14th Street on June 8 has been ordered to write apology letters as part of his punishment.

Peter Campos, 25, formerly of Texas and Arkansas, was arrested by Ponca City police and later charged with seven counts of malicious injury to property over $1,000 after felony convictions. (See story)

Following the arrest he was booked in the Kay County Detention Center and was listed as having a hold out of Carroll County Ark., where he reportedly plead guilty to sexually assaulting a 12-year-old in May of 2013. (See story)

Campos appeared before Judge David Bandy Monday and entered a no contest plea to the vandalism charges and was sentenced to 10 years in prison with all but six months suspended. He was given credit for time served and ordered to write apology letters to all the victims and pay $4,027.04 in restitution. A compliance docket is scheduled in the matter on Dec. 17.

Peter Campos