Rochester, New Hampshire, Graffiti ‘Artist’ Charged
A Rochester man was charged in connection with over 30 cases of graffiti that appeared all over the city during the summer.
Rochester Police said Ethan Saint-Val, 19, turned himself in to police Monday, and was charged with class B Felony Criminal Mischief for causing several thousands of dollars in damage and repair resulting from the graffiti.
Several juveniles involved with the graffiti will be handled within the juvenile justice system, according to police.
Saint-Val was released on PR bail and is scheduled to appear in Strafford Superior Court on November 17.
Graffiti was painted on the sides of businesses, city property, a mail dropbox, storage units, and a garage door, according to photos posted on the department's Facebook page. The graffiti usually consisted of the words SOLO, SLIK, TIEG, VELL, STEM, and SHO, sometimes in multiple colors.
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