On 11/16/2013 at approximately 7:00am, Hemet Police Officers responded to the 700 block of Santo Tomas regarding a male juvenile spraying painting sheds and other structures. Officer Brent Christianson located the suspect at Arbor Parkway and Whittier Avenue. The suspect attempted to hide two spray paint cans upon Officer Christianson's approach.
Investigation revealed 8 victims of vandalism in the Sierra Dawn south neighborhood. The suspect spray painted throughout the community.
The juvenile suspect was transported to Southwest Juvenile Hall.
The Hemet Police Department would like to remind residents about the Graffiti Hotline - 951 765-2309. Tips leading to an arrest and conviction are eligible for a reward! Click the ADDITIONAL INFO link below or the attached photo for more information.