Graffiti Investigation - Charges Laid

An 18 year old male and three 16 year old males are facing more than 60 charges following a two month investigation by the Saskatoon Police Service Anti Graffiti Unit.

A warrant has been issued for another 16 year old youth who is facing 20 additional charges, bringing the total number to 81 charges of Mischief Under $5000.

In February 2009 the Saskatoon Police Service began receiving property damage complaints from residents. More than 22 reports were received, all regarding the graffiti tag 306 MOB. The tag was placed throughout the city, with most damage located in the Central and North West Divisions.

Investigators believe the 5 males committed the offences as a group in order to raise awareness of their rap music.

For more information please contact Det. Cst. Lee Jones at 975-1401.

(Occurrence Number: 2009-14500)