Resident at The Standard arrested for causing $20,000 damage to elevators


Howard Daniel McPherson, 19, was arrested yesterday evening after employees at The Standard (1360 W University Avenue) reported damage to the glass entrance door, a window, and the elevator.

According to the arrest report, McPherson returned to the apartment complex at about 2:30 a.m. Friday morning through the leasing office entrance. Surveillance video reportedly showed him kicking the glass entrance door, the window, and the panel to the elevator. Management obtained an estimate of $20,000 to $30,000 to repair the damage to the elevator.

Post Miranda, McPherson reportedly admitted to causing the damage and said he had been intoxicated after attending a party. He has been charged with criminal mischief over $1,000, a third-degree felony, and is being held on $5,000 bail.

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