For Jenkins though, the most striking and horrible aspect of the carnage inflicted on the Abbett home was the smell he encountered when he arrived to investigate.
"The smell of stale urine," Abbett said about what struck him most. "They urinated on every mattress, in every room, and in every clothes drawer."
The Abbetts say they are overwhelmed with the destruction, and are still trying to figure out the total cost. The family has had contractors in their home every day since they've returned from Paris trying to assess the damage and repairs needed. Jill Abbett said it's too soon in the process to think about lawsuits, but didn't rule that out down the road.
"Insurance is still coming up with a figure, but $45,000 is low because of all the destruction," Abbett said. "This is a 200-year old house with a ton of character. It's mindboggling that this kind of destruction could happen to anybody."
Court records say the night of the party Alex asked people to leave, but they wouldn't and he didn't call police out of fear he would be beaten up.
"My son wasn't friends with any of them," Abbett said. "Witnesses told me Alex was completely in shock at the party. He sent the one friend he had there to get help."
Police said that friend located a neighbor, and when the neighbor arrived at the home the party broke up. No calls to police were made until two days later when Jill Abbett's ex-husband was called to the house by Alex. After surveying the damage, he called the police and his ex-wife to tell them what happened.
Police arrested four teens last week, charging three of them as adults. Jenkins said all four who have been arrested were known to police prior to this incident.
The three charged as adults have been identified as Daniel Peterson, 18; Michael Edwards, 17, and Gersham Grossman, 18.
Grossman has been charged with malicious damage to a motor vehicle, Dan Abbett's truck, and using a motor vehicle without authority, according to police records. He pleaded not guilty in Brockton District Court. Edwards and Peterson were charged with malicious destruction of property and both pleaded not guilty.
The 16-year-old was charged with larceny and brought before juvenile court. According to Jenkins none showed any sign of remorse when arrested.
The police and the Abbett family expect more arrests to be made in the case.
"We've received several leads that we're following as a result of the media coverage," Jenkins said.
Abbett said the students have since harassed her son, allegedly calling him a "snitch." Alex has not returned to school, his mother said, said out of fear for his safety since the four students were arraigned. She also said her son does not plan on attending his school's prom.
A Facebook page allegedly set up by one of the suspects called "Homewrecker Crew" mocks the destruction to the home.
"A fan page was created on Facebook the day after the party by the juvenile called the 'Homewrecker Crew,'" Jenkins said. "It has since been taken down."
Jenkins said the page was created to mock and brag about showing up to parties in the area and destroying the homes. However when asked about it, the teen said the name was "lyrics to a song."