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Cleveland, OH - Charges have been filed against 32 individuals (24 adults and 8 juveniles) ranging from felony
Vandalism to misdemeanor Spray Painting Property/Criminal Damaging due to graffiti vandals terrorizing west
properties and businesses. The
investigation spanned close to
six months with numerous hours
logged taking reports from
victims, photographs of
evidence and conducting
witness and victim interviews.
Detectives worked tirelessly to
put an end to one of the most
visible quality of life issues
experienced by residents and
business owners. Innocent
victims: home owners, business
owners, city parks and highway
walls were targeted and
“tagged” by the vandals for no
reason. The damages caused
are not only eyesores, but very
expensive to correct.
Detectives have requested that
any plea bargains made during
the judiciary proceeding include
restitution by the criminals in
the form of clean up – that they
assist with clean up through the
Photos: L-R from top 3558 W 48th St; Mercedes
Dotner Park; 3108 W. 95th St;
Columbus Abbey Bridge; I-71
Sound Barrier; 4625 Detroit Ave;
I-90 W. 25th St; 2032 W 25th St.