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Simi Valley cracks down on graffiti vandalism

Simi Valley Police have arrested 14 graffiti vandalism suspects over the past three months.

June 2, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Simi Valley Police have arrested 14 graffiti vandalism suspects over the past three months.

Each of the suspects faces a $1,000 fine. The city municipal code authorizes parents of juvenile suspects be held responsible for paying the fines. The city has levied $14,000 in fines in the three-month string of arrests.

Failure to pay the fines is an additional criminal offense.

Simi Valley residents with information related to graffiti offenses should contact the Simi Valley Police Dept. at (805) 583-6950. To have graffiti removed, contact the city's 24-hour graffiti hotline at (805) 583-6444.