Rock-throwing vandal causes more than $30,000 in damages

Car5FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., Sept. 10, 2019—A homeless man who went on a vandalism spree Monday on Okaloosa Island was later found by Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies passed out nearby.


Justin James Wilson

Justin James Wilson, 30, from Fort Walton Beach, faces 14 counts of felony criminal mischief and six counts of misdemeanor criminal mischief in connection with an estimated $30,000 in damages caused to at least 20 cars parked at the Holiday Inn Resort at 1299 Miracle Strip Parkway yesterday morning.

Witnesses say Wilson used rocks and a belt buckle to smash windows and beat the cars.

Responding deputies found Wilson in front of the business, passed out on a bench.

When located, he admitted breaking the windows, saying “Take me to jail. I did it because Donald Trump owes me one trillion dollars and these vehicles belong to the mafia.”

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office news release

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