The authority says it is one of the first in Britain to launch such a crackdown since selling spray-paint
to under-16s was made illegal under the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003 in a bid to tackle graffiti vandals, clean up communities and reduce fear of crime.
We didn't want any of this and I damn sure didn't go out and spray-paint
it myself,'' he said.
color) Alfred Garciga and Rene Arrazcaeta of Glendale Youth Alliance spray-paint
a rooftop address number.
2 -- color -- ran in SAC edition only) At left, the former movie-prop maker uses his garage Monday to spray-paint
the base coat on a small cow he can sell as lawn decoration.
Supervisors gave their initial approval to an ordinance calling for graffiti-proof containers to replace regular spray-paint
cans, but delayed final action until they can speak with industry officials during a meeting in May of the National Paint and Coatings Association.
Under a newly proposed county ordinance, vandals toting spray-paint
cans who stray too far from home will be electronically disarmed, thanks to new technology.
Police followed the black painted markings and saw Gonzalez standing in front of a wall with fresh paint and a can of black spray-paint
in his hand, a police report says.