2 jailed for posting 'Townies Go Home' stickers
Jacksonville Beach police say 2 men charged with criminal mischief
Two men were arrested overnight after police said they were placing stickers around Jacksonville Beach that read: "Townies Go Home."
Organizers for the Stars & Stripes at Seawalk event for July 4th were getting ready early Thursday morning and noticed the men placing stickers around the area. The organizers called police around 5 a.m.
Jason Swanson, 34, and Matthew Sugden-Kirsch, 31, both of Jacksonville Beach, were arrested for criminal mischief. Swanson made the stickers, according to the Jacksonville Beach Police Department.
As of 10:30 a.m. Thursday, both remained in jail.
Between 50,000 and 100,000 people were expected to attend Thursday's events at the beach. Click here for more information on the schedule.
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