Three indicted on charges of defacing historic San Antonio Missions


A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted three people suspect of defacing the San Antonio National Historical Park Visitor’s Center in June.

Gabriella Petra Fritz, 20, Sydney Elizabeth Faris, 21, and Andres Casteneda, 19, all face a charge of depredation of government property, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

The Justice Department said the trio used spray paint to deface the visitor’s center at Mission San Jose on June 21 and 22, resulting in more than $1,000 in damage.

Images of the graffiti posted by KSAT 12 showed “I don’t care. Do you?,” an apparent reference to a jacket worn by First Lady Melania Trump during her visit to the Texas-Mexico border amid an outcry against the Trump administration’s family separation policy. The jacket stirred a flurry of reactions on social media. 

The three face up to 10 years in prison if convicted, the Justice Department said. 


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