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Arrests made in Provo/Orem graffiti case

Arrests made in Provo/Orem graffiti case



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PROVO -- Three people were arrested for more than two dozen graffiti incidents throughout Provo and Orem.

Police say in the early morning hours on August 19, Miguel Castellanos, 18, and two juveniles sprayed graffiti on fences, bridges and a house; 27 incidents in all.

Gang enforcement officers from Provo and Orem teamed up to investigate the crimes. After several interviews they arrested the three suspects.

The two juveniles, known members of a Utah County gang, were taken to youth detention. Castellanos is in the Utah County Jail.

The three face possible gang enhanced graffiti/vandalism charges.

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