Clemson: 2 more men arrested for Howard's Rock vandalism

CLEMSON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Two more arrests have been made in the Howard's Rock vandalism case Clemson officials announced Friday.

According to a press release, Clemson University police charged 46-year-old Michael J. Rogers of Pisgah Forest, N.C. and 17-year-old Alden James Gainey of Brevard, N.C. with felony counts of conspiracy and obstructing justice.

The two men appeared before a Pickens County Magistrate Friday and each was released on a personal recognizance bond of $7,500.

Police say the rock was damaged earlier this summer on the night of June 2. The protective casing was destroyed and a portion of the rock was chipped away. The incident was partially captured by a video surveillance camera.

Micah Rogers of Pisgah Forest was arrested June 28 and charged with malicious injury to animals or personal property and trespassing.