Cops release graffiti images to public in search for suspect(s)
Smithtown, NY (SmithtownRadio.com) – Suffolk County police have released images of graffiti made in communities along the North Shore hoping someone will recognize the work and call investigators.
Between April 2 and July 17, someone or a group sprayed graffiti in communities including Commack and Smithtown, police say. The graffiti consisted of, but was not limited to, racial words and symbols along with sexually explicit words and drawings. The graffiti were either spray painted or carved into the equipment, on buildings, and on the ground.
In Commack, the graffiti was found at at Mill Dam Park on Mill Dam Road. In Smithtown, the graffiti was found at Whitman Hollow Park on Map Lane.
Additional drawings and messages were found in South Huntington, Halesite and Elwood.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.