Utica man accused of spray-painting Salvation Army dumpsters

21-year-old Bryan Withers of Utica (Photo provided by the Utica Police Department)

A Utica man has been arrested in connection to a graffiti investigation at Salvation Army, according to the Utica Police Department.

Posted: May 11, 2018 4:26 PM

UTICA – A Utica man has been arrested in connection to a graffiti investigation at Salvation Army, according to the Utica Police Department.

Police say officers were called to the Salvation Army in downtown Utica on Thursday for graffiti that was found on the outside dumpsters. When officers arrived they were told by Salvation Army employees that someone had spray-painted “(expletive) UPD” on their dumpsters.

Police say they got an incident report and started investigating the incident, and after reviewing video surveillance, they identified 21-year-old Bryan Withers of Utica as a suspect.

Withers is charged with misdemeanor third-degree criminal tampering.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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