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Teen arrested for 150+ tagging incidents

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

April 23, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Simi Valley police arrested a 17-year-old suspect Thursday, accused of more than 151 incidents of graffiti vandalism across the City of Simi Valley and causing nearly $19,000 in damage.Officers with the department's Special Problems Section say they arrested the teenager following an in-depth investigation. He was cited for felony vandalism and released to his family.

Simi Valley police say they have contacted the Ventura County Sheriff's Department and provided them with information on the suspect. Deputies are currently looking into incidents that the teenager may have been involved with outside Simi Valley.