Drug Selling Graffiti Vandal Arrested in Late Evening Raid

Narcotics officers executed a search warrant at 4114 Carlton as part of an initiative to target suspected graffiti offenders selling narcotics in the city.

The search warrant resulted in the seizure of three handguns, one of which is stolen out of this city along with an assault rifle.  Officers also seized 1.83 lbs. of Marijuana which was packaged for sale in addition to 4.76 grams of Cocaine and 7.30 grams of Methamphetamine.

Also seized were numerous graffiti instruments, graffiti documents and other graffiti paraphernalia.

Richard Trevino (08/05/89) a known graffiti vandal was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Controlled Substance. The inside of this address was covered with the same graffiti that has plagued the 78415 area.

Graffiti Task Force Detective Steve Smith also responded to the residence and assisted in the investigation as part of our new multi-divisional partnership to address the graffiti problem.

Possible charges for graffiti and possession of a stolen weapon may follow after further investigation.