At approximately 12:37 p.m. on Friday, July 15, officers were called for vandalism in the 40 block of South Davis Avenue. Witnesses reported several trucks and fencing with graffiti in the area.
I think a Friend of the Devil was Truckin’ down to the Big Muddy River was inspired by St. Stephen and Some Fire on the Mountain. They grabbed a bit of Stella Blue with a Touch of Gray paint and used their Crazy Fingers to paint on the Brokedown Palace of granite.
Paisley & Jade on West Moore Street was tagged over the weekend.
Three of the four persons of interest seen on surveillance footage were charged with misdemeanor vandalism.
The graffiti was done at some point last night.
It looks like the monument was tagged with a poorly done hammer and sickle.
Several years ago, police arrested Mickael Broth for vandalizing property with graffiti and he was sent to jail. He’s now written about the experience, with insight into how we should think about graffiti, prison, and community building.
There’s always lots to do in Richmond, but this weekend gives you the special chance to take part in Memorial Day celebrations all over the city. There’s a little something for everyone, so don’t miss out of these exciting events!