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Chronic Graffiti Vandal Indicted Again After Lengthy Central Precinct Investigation (Photo)

February 22, 2024 09:48


The Portland Police Central Precinct Neighborhood Response Team (NRT), in coordination with the Multnomah County District Attorney's (MCDA) Strategic Prosecution and Services Unit, has again arrested and indicted one of the city's most prolific graffiti vandals.

On November 10, 2021, Jerry A. Mijangos, 27, of California, was arrested and charged with two counts of Criminal Mischief in the First Degree and one count of Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree for tagging several properties. Here is the original news release: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/news/read.cfm?id=362064. Central NRT began investigating additional tags by Mijangos after his arrest, during which 15 cases were forwarded to MCDA for prosecution.

On April 8, 2022, Mijangos was caught applying graffiti again and arrested by two Central Precinct night shift officers. Multnomah County booking policy at the time did not allow him to be booked, so Mijangos was cited and released to appear in court by

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