(December 10. 2003) -- A four week investigation into graffiti stretching from Cherry Ave. to Ximeno Ave. and PCH to 7th St. has resulted in the arrest of nine juveniles, aged 14 to 17, on charges of graffiti vandalism.
The arrests follow a month-long investigation, conducted in response to citizen complaints, by East Division Community Police Officers, plus officers from patrol, detectives from the Youth Services Division and the Board of Education.
The arrests were made at ELB's Wilson High; seven of the nine are Wilson High students.
LBPD says the investigation is ongoing...and officers expect additional arrests to be made.
Anyone with information on this matter may contact the East Division Community Policing Detail at (562) 570-5808.