Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date January 26, 2005
Contact Officer Felix Medina
Phone (951) 351-6050
Fax (951) 351-6043


Officers Arrest Four for Tagging / Felony Vandalism

Riverside, Ca-  On Wednesday, January 26, 2005 at 1841 hours, four male juveniles were observed by a Riverside Police Officer tagging a wall to a business in the 2000 block of Spruce Street in the City of Riverside. A further investigation revealed that several other locations in the immediate area had been tagged by the four juveniles within a short period of time and were associated with a known “Tagger Group”. All four juveniles were arrested on the following charges:

1. 594(b)(1) P.C. – Vandalism (Felony)
2. 182 P.C. – Conspiracy (Felony)
3. 594.2(a) – Possession of Tools to Commit Vandalism (Misdemeanor)

Information regarding the juvenile suspects is as follows:

1. Male Juvenile, 16 years old, Riverside
2. Male Juvenile, 15 years old, Riverside
3. Male Juvenile, 14 years old, Riverside
4. Male Juvenile, 13 years old, Riverside

For more information regarding this case, contact Detective Cathy Nelson at (951) 320-8048.