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On Saturday, May 22, 2004, at approximately 5:00 p.m., officers from the Long Beach Police
department arrested a male juvenile in connection with graffiti that resulted in thousands of dollars
worth of damage throughout the City of Long Beach.
Detectives from the Long Beach Police Departmentís Graffiti Abatement Team were able to identify
the 17-year-old suspect and shared the information with patrol officers from the West Division.
Officers arrested the juvenile at his home in the 1200 block of East 15th Street. He was booked on
vandalism charges in the Long Beach Police Departmentís Youth Services Division.
The suspect is a member of a tagging crew and detectives anticipate additional arrests in the near
Anyone with information regarding graffiti is asked to contact Long beach Police Department Graffiti
Abatement Detectives Kim Maddox or Sharon Van Duin at (562) 570-7370.
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