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City of Buffalo Buffalo Police Department
Mayor Byron W. Brown
Commissioner Daniel Derenda
74 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202

Press Release: Mar-20-2015

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BPD Announce the Arrest of Graffiti Tagger

Buffalo Police announce the arrest of 22 year old Nathaniel Parsons of Boston, NY in connection with graffiti tags in the downtown Buffalo area.

Authorities say Parsons was arrested last night and charged wtih a felony criminal mischief, trespassing, making graffiti and possessino of graffiti instruments.

Police say that Parosns was spotted last night in a rail yard by a Norfolk Southern police officer while tagging the South Buffalo Avenue bridge abutments.  Parsons was then turned over to the Buffalo police and according to Lt. Steve Nichols, Parsons confessed to the incident and other incidents in Buffalo and Wester New York.

Parsons' tag name is "BONX", according to authorities.

Buffalo police say Parsons has previously tagged in the Seneca Street, Exchange Street and South Park Avenue ares of the city.