Tag: graffiti

Suspect Vandalized High School in Harlingen

The Harlingen Police Department caught another person for a burglary this time at Harlingen High School. According to police an assistant principal reported an unknown male later identified as twenty-three-year-old Frankie Jones of Racine, Wisconsin. He entered into several rooms where he damaged electronic items, vandalize walls and windows, removed door knobs, discharge a fire extinguisher, and took several calculators early Tuesday morning. The damage was all caught on camera and is estimated in the thousands. That same afternoon, Jones retrieved a skateboard he had left and that’s when police arrested him. He’s charged with a burglary of a...

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Four Edinburg Vela Football Players Face Vandalism Charges

Edinburg (KFXV) — Four football players, who are between 17 and 18 years old, have all been suspended for 30 days effective immediately after being accused of vandalizing the Bobcats practice field. Edinburg CISD Police Chief says the four suspects were seen in surveillance video and went before a judge today. Per authorities, they will face state felony charges for graffiti because the vandalism was done at school. We will continue to follow the story, as it is questioned if the UIL which regulates high school sports in Texas, will hand down any punishment. Edinburg High...

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$50,000 Spent on Graffiti Cleanup in Weslaco

In Weslaco, almost 50 thousand dollars were invested in a clean-up truck. This, in order to get rid of graffiti on the city’s buildings and neighborhoods. “We are having one of our employees, who goes out there and is at no cost for the community, anyone interested they can call the police department.” The funds used are confiscated monies from Weslaco Police Department criminal...

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Vandals Target Weslaco City Cemetery

Vandals target the Weslaco City Cemetery, spray painting headstones. Authorities are now searching for those responsible. The graffiti was spray painted across several headstones and the cemetery road earlier this week. According to police, vandalizing burial monuments is a state jail felony, and is taken very seriously. If you know who is responsible, or have any information about the incident, contact crime stoppers at (956)...

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Vandal Paints Genitals on High School Walls, Authorities Searching for Suspect

In the city of Hidalgo, police are searching for a suspect responsible for vandalizing a high school. Authorities hoping surveillance video will lead to an arrest. Hidalgo police are saying the graffiti painted on the wall was so graphic–they couldn’t share the images with the public. Enrique Trujillo has been living across the street from valley view high school for over a decade, he says he is shocked. This, after a suspect broke into the high school after hours and attempted to spray paint the security cameras before painting inappropriate graffiti across the wall. The total damage to the...

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