Babylon Village Man Arrested for Damaging Businesses with Graffiti, Cops Say
Local News, Crime
By Long Island News & PR
Published: February 13 2018
Officials: Joseph Cassidy of Babylon, 37, is accused of spray painting at least 15 businesses and municipal properties in Babylon.
SCPD have arrested Joseph Cassidy of Babylon, 37, for damaging businesses and public property with graffiti.
Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department
Babylon Village, NY - February 13, 2018 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a man for damaging businesses and public property with graffiti over a span of more than two months.
Following an investigation by First Precinct Crime Section officers, Joseph Cassidy was identified in connection with spray painting at least 15 “NES” tags on businesses and municipal property located in Babylon Village between December 1, 2017 and February 6, 2018.
Cassidy, 37, of Babylon, was charged with 9 counts of Making Graffiti, a Class A Misdemeanor.
He is being held overnight at the First Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on February 13.
Anyone who has additional information, or believes they may have been a victim of this crime, is asked to contact the First Precinct Crime Section at 631-854-8526.
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