PHOENIX - A man accused of committing over 300 acts of graffiti over the past two years in Phoenix has been arrested.
According to Phoenix Police, 20-year-old Toby Manuelito was arrested in connection to over 314 incidents of graffiti in downtown Phoenix and the Roosevelt Row area since 2020. During the incidents, the moniker "MEYOE" was tagged, resulting in approximately $38,000 worth of damage.
"Through multiple investigative efforts and surveillance, investigators developed sufficient evidence for the arrest of Toby Manuelito," Sgt. Philip Krynsky said. "Investigators obtained evidence of these crimes which included hundreds of pens/markers and spray paint cans."
Victims in the case reported residential properties, commercial businesses, city and state property and artistic murals were vandalized.
Manuelito was booked into jail and is accused of criminal damage.
During the graffiti incidents, the moniker "MEYOE" was tagged, resulting in approximately $38,000 worth of damage, Phoenix Police said. (Phoenix Police Department)
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