C of C president's son arrested for allegedly stealing a bench

Let's just dive in, The Red and Black at The University of Georgia writes:

In an attempt to create a backyard skate park, student Jeffery George Benson and Vinson Jamel Goldwire were arrested on felony charges and taken to the Athens-Clarke County jail.

The two were accused of taking benches and support pillars from Whitehead Elementary school for what they said was to add to their collection of skate park materials on Sunday night.

Jeffery George Benson is College of Charleston President P. George Benson's son.

Doh. -- Man, kids. Getting charged with a felony all for a $175 park bench.

The Red and Black has the original reporting and a copy of the police report.

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