Accused graffiti tagger's home raided, paint, drugs seized

POLICE have arrested an Alstonville teenager who they allege graffitied the tag "YEDY" around the town's CBD.

During April police received reports of multiple graffiti attacks around the Alstonville CBD and Plaza.

Investigations commenced which led police to an Alstonville residence where they conducted a search warrant about 10.45am on Wednesday.

The search uncovered spay cans, paint, drawings, phones, computer equipment, a small amount of cannabis and property suspected to be stolen, which was all seized by police.

A 19-year-old was arrested an taken to Ballina police station where he was charged with 12 counts of graffiti, possessing graffiti implements, posessing cannabis and goods in custody.

The man was released on strict conditional bail to appear at Ballina Local Court in June.

Anyone with any information about graffitti in the region is urged to call Lismore Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Topics:  alstonville crime grafitti police

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