For Immediate Release
Thursday, November 07, 2019
 
 
Incident: Father and Son Arrested for Graffiti Spree
Location: Corner of 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue, Bay Shore
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at approximately 11:30
 
 

Suffolk County Police arrested a father and son for multiple incidents of making graffiti in Bay Shore.

 

While investigating an unrelated case, three Third Squad detectives observed Thomas Shane and Thomas Shane Jr. spray paint locations on 5th Avenue, near 4th Avenue, at approximately 11:30 p.m. on November 6. Further investigation by Third Precinct Crime Section officers determined the pair had been in the area for approximately 90 minutes, spray painting multiple businesses.

 

Shane, 48, of 118 Floyd Road, Shirley, was charged with six counts of Making Graffiti for spray painting the following locations:

 

·         Mobil Gas, 211 5th Ave., Bay Shore

·         Jennifer Total Beauty Salon, 1820 5th Ave., Bay Shore

·         MetroPCS, 1820 5th Ave., Bay Shore

·         5th Ave. Appliances, 1833 5th Ave., Bay Shore

·         Jose’s Hair Cutting Inc., 1831 5th Ave., Bay Shore

·         La Cubanita Deli, 1827 5th Ave., Bay Shore

 

Shane Jr., 26, also of 118 Floyd Road, Shirley, was charged with four counts of Making Graffiti for spray painting the following locations:

 

·         Jennifer Total Beauty Salon, 1820 5th Ave., Bay Shore

·         A vacant building, 91 5th Ave., Bay Shore

·         5th Ave. Appliances, 1833 5th Ave., Bay Shore

·         Infinity Physical Therapy, 1823 5th Ave., Bay Shore

 

The pair was released on bail and will be arraigned at a later date.

 

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

 
 
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Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 19-624197 et. Al
Suffolk County Police Department
     
     
     
     
     
     

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