12:48 PM
Two pre-teen boys are in the custody of Taney County juvenile authorities in connection with a vandalism spree for allegedly slashing fifty-three tires in the Spring Meadows subdivision on. The damage estimates are in the thousands of dollars.

One of the boys lived in the subdivision, the other is from Bull Creek The Taney County Sheriff's started an investigation after residents of the Spring Meadows subdivision on Mo. 76 east of Branson woke up to find their tires slashed, and one resident had her trampoline slashed.

The boys also are being questioned about two burglaries that took place in a nearby building.