Graffiti on the Rise

By: James Steiner
By: James Steiner

Graffiti has become a major problem here in the Truckee Meadows this winter.
In Sparks, authorities say they've handled a hundred cases since the start of the new year--35 in the past two weeks alone.
Police say some graffitti...is gang related...its a way for gangs to mark their territory.
Other graffitti is a destructive form of self expression.
If you see graffiti in the Truckee Meadows you can call to get it cleaned up.
In Sparks, call 353-2271.
And in Reno, the number is 334-2099.
After hours just leave a message.


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