After hundreds of young people trashed the rural vacation home of a former NFL player, local police have arrested six people on vandalism charges. According to national news sources, the home belonged to former New England Patriots and Los Angeles Raiders offensive lineman Brian Holloway. Holloway stated that an unauthorized party with hundreds of attendees took place in his home. The party involved 19-year-old Seth Hawk, a troubled teen that the football player’s family had taken in several years before.
The party took place over Labor Day Weekend, after Hawk allegedly advertised the party among friends and provided alcohol. Up to 400 teens attended, according to the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Department. The partiers caused about $20,000 in damaged to the former pro baller’s family home in Stephentown. Holloway told police that the party was held without his permission and that a granite eagle statue had been stolen from the premises.
Hawk has been charged with felony burglary, felony criminal mischief, misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child, and misdemeanor unlawfully dealing with a child. Three other young people have been charged with felony burglary and felony larceny, while two others have been charged with less serious crimes, such as trespassing. The group is set to appear in court in the coming weeks.
Holloway, who played in the NFL in the 1980s, stated that he was shocked that Hawk was involved in the home vandalism and that he hoped the incident would get the teen back on track.
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