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Three more alleged 'ungovernables' charged in Hamilton vandalism incident

A band of masked vandals describing themselves as "ungovernables" roamed through a stretch of Hamilton hurling rocks at small businesses and causing up to $100,000 in damage, local police said Sunday. A broken window is seen at Donut Monster, in Hamilton, Ont., on Saturday, March 3, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Reuben Vanderkwaak,

Hamilton police have charged three more people and issued three arrest warrants in connection with a vandalism incident in early March.

Investigators with the Hamilton Police Service say that on March 3, a group of about 30 people damaged vehicles and threw rocks at store windows while carrying a large banner that read “we are the ungovernables.”

Police had previously charged a 31-year-old Hamilton resident with conspiracy to commit an indictable offence and on Friday, investigators announced that three others had been arrested.

Jack Duckworth, 23, of Hamilton was charged with unlawful assembly while masked and mischief over $5,000.

Tammy Kovich, 32, of Hamilton faces the same charges, as well as conspiracy to commit mischief, conspiracy to commit unlawful assembly while masked, counsel unlawful assembly while masked and counsel mischief.

Tyler Nadeau, 26, of Montreal is charged with unlawful assembly while masked, counsel unlawful assembly while masked, counsel mischief and three counts each over mischief under $5,000 and mischief over $5,000.

Police say they’ve issued warrants for three more people: Alexander Balch, 34, Matthew Lowell-Pelletier, 31, and David Prychitka, 34, all of Hamilton.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

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