LIVERMORE -- Five teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of shooting out dozens of car and home windows with a pellet gun, police said Sunday.

Authorities say the Livermore teenagers were part of an early morning vandalism spree on the west side of Livermore on Sept. 2, in which 38 people reported having their car or home windows shattered. The teens allegedly passed around the pellet gun, taking turns randomly shooting out windows, authorities said.

They were arrested after allegedly breaking into Granada High School at around 11:50 p.m. Saturday, and later linked to the earlier vandalism by evidence and police interviews, authorities said. All five are current or former Granada High students.

Arrested were Jonathan Ochoa and Tyler Darnell, both 18, and three juveniles -- two boys and a girl, all 16, according to authorities. Ochoa was booked into Santa Rita Jail in Dublin on suspicion of multiple counts of vandalism, while Darnell was arrested and released as prosecutors review the case against him.

The three juveniles were arrested and released into the custody of their parents, police said.

David DeBolt covers breaking news. Contact him in Richmond at 510-262-2728. Follow him at Twitter.com/daviddebolt.



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