Cops arrest two graffiti vandals on the seventy fifth Avenue Station on June 23.
Police cuffed two alleged graffiti vandals in the course of the early hours of Wednesday morning for tagging a number of practice vehicles in Queens.
In keeping with police sources, NYPD obtained a 911 name at roughly 2 a.m. on June 22 reporting that a number of out-of-use trains saved in the realm had been smeared with unlawful artwork on the seventy fifth Avenue Subway Station alongside the “E” and “F” line in Forest Hills.
Officers apprehended 39-year-old Hugo Guerreiro and 32-year-old Alexis Gines on the scene.
The pair tried to ditch two duffel baggage beneath close by autos however had been quickly recovered by officers. The baggage had been discovered to comprise some 15 spray paint cans matching the colours unceremoniously adorning the trains. Police additionally confiscated a scanner from Gines that was used to snoop on legislation enforcement communication, probably harnessed to keep away from detection.
The NYPD’s Citywide Vandals Activity Drive investigation discovered the pair on surveillance video leaving the station with the duffle baggage. The Banksy wannabes beneath arrest are dealing with legal mischief, making graffiti, reckless endangerment, together with a slew of different fees. Though the pair reside in Brooklyn, Guerreiro hails from Portugal and not too long ago returned from his native nation on June 20.
Guerreiro has a historical past with graffiti. In 2018, Guerreiro was found in the confines of the sixth Precinct utilizing a gulf curler to put up 2-by 3-foot posters. He was additionally discovered to be carrying graffiti devices.