By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia police officer is facing dismissal after he was arrested for vandalism. Prosecutors have charged Officer Ryan Perez with criminal mischief and other crimes.

The five-year veteran of the force was most recently assigned to the 25th District.

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Police say the vandalism incident happened in December 2019.

Perez is suspended with the intent to dismiss in 30 days.

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