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Alleged graffiti culprit charged

The smiley-faced tag scattered through East Warwick Photo: Erin Smith / Warwick Daily News
The smiley-faced tag scattered through East Warwick Photo: Erin Smith / Warwick Daily News Erin Smith

THE culprit allegedly behind the spate of graffiti attacks in East Warwick was arrested and charged by Warwick Police last night.

The 19-year-old Warwick man is accused of painting smiley-faced graffiti tags spray-painted on properties along McEvoy, Percy, Hamilton and East Sts on Monday night.

Warwick Police officer in charge Stewart Day said the male had been charged with 11 graffiti offences.

"We conducted a search warrant and he has also been charged with possessing a dangerous drug and utensils," Senior Sergeant Day said.

The man will front Warwick Magistrates Court on November 25.

See what the victims have to say in tomorrow's Daily News.

Topics:  graffiti, warwick




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