Two teens arrested after a graffiti spree in Bastrop

Two teens arrested after a graffiti spree in Bastrop

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Police arrested two teenagers after police say they went on a graffiti spree in Bastrop Sunday night.

Police responded to a complaint of fresh graffiti that contained offensive language on the side of HEB. They also located additional graffiti on the entrance to the Riverside Grove subdivision and in the downtown area at the Bastrop History Museum.

Police observed two teens skateboarding on Old Austin Highway who were in violation of the city curfew ordinance. As the officer was interviewing the teens identified as17-year-old Michael Charles Gonzales and 17-year-old Jason Robert Taylor, he noticed they had spray paint on their hands matching the colors of the graffiti.

Gonzales and Taylor were arrested for the charge of graffiti a class A misdemeanor.

Police say Gonzales and Taylor admitted to the crime and provided other locations including the Hunters Crossing Subdivision, the ATM building at First National Bank and along SH 71 and Old Austin Hwy.

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