UPDATE: September 17, 2013 | Police arrested a 16-year-old and are looking for an 18-year-old in connection with a graffiti spree along Broad Street, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
On Aug. 19, businesses such as Crescent City Steak House, H&R Block, Tastee Donuts, SpeeDee Oil Change and Lava Supermarket and Deli were defaced by graffiti.
Police arrested a 16-year-old male juvenile who was charged with criminal damage to property by defacing with graffiti, police said. Eighteen-year-old Devin Ellis is wanted for the same charges.
According to police, after a video aired on TV a tip helped the detective with the case. The case is ongoing, and detectives are in the process of determining other suspects and if the suspects are responsible for other graffiti in the area.
By John Harper, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The Times-Picayune
on August 20, 2013
Police said that on Sunday about 10:15 p.m., the people in the video spray-painted several businesses in the vicinity of the 1400 block of North Broad Street.
The police are looking for three suspects, all in their late 20s. The videos show the suspects carrying skateboards.