Felony case against Colleyville mother for role in prank dismissed

The case against 43-year-old Colleyville resident Tara Mauney for her role aiding local children in vandalizing a neighbor’s house in 2012 was recently dropped after Mauney apologized to the victim and paid for the damages, WFAA reported on August 7.

Mauney was facing felony criminal mischief charges for the July 25, 2012 incident of vandalism to a neighbor’s house. Children attacked the house with toilet paper, mustard, peanut butter, and raw chicken. If convicted, she would have had to pay $10,000 in fees and may have faced jail time.

Because Mauney refused a plea agreement last year, the woman pressing charges agreed to drop them so children would not have to testify in court.

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