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Police: Geneva teen fired air gun, damaging park trash can

Police took a Geneva teen into custody after an incident involving an air gun in the city.

On July 9 around 12:30 p.m. police arrested Jacob Rivera, 18, of Geneva for felony criminal mischief and discharging a firearm within city limits.


Police say Rivera discharged an air gun multiple times at a city owned garbage can at a local park- causing upwards of $250 worth of damage.

He was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charge in city court.