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Oxnard vandal arrested for 1,705 counts of graffiti

April 27, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 20-year-old man was arrested in connection with more than $300,000 of damage on a wide swath of streets in Oxnard Thursday.

Investigators arrested Josue Puga for 1,705 counts of graffiti vandalism around 5:45 p.m.

According to officials, 25 of the counts resulted in damage in excess of $400 and were charges as felonies.

Authorities had been investigating the graffiti after receiving multiple reports over several months.