Update: Graffiti tagger strikes overnight

Graffiti 03Update:

Kamloops RCMP received a further report on Wednesday, Feb. 12, that a suspected graffiti tagger has struck again, hitting many locations at Sun Peaks overnight.

It has been reported that the tagger has now defaced over 100 signs, posts, dumpsters, power boxes and private property.

Police were able to make contact with the Vancouver Graffiti Task Force and learned the same subject was responsible for damage in Vancouver in May 2014 and in January 2015.

The suspected tagger uses the handle of GLITCH or GLITTER.

Police are again urging anyone with information to contact the Tk’emlups Rural RCMP on 250-314-1800.

Should you wish to remain anonymous a call can be placed to Crime Stoppers on 1-800-222-8477. You do not need to reveal your identity and your tip may be the piece needed to solve this crime.

You will not be required to attend court and you could be eligible for a cash reward.

Original story:

Tk’emlups Rural RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance as they try to identify a suspect who has been spray painting signs, posts and electrical boxes throughout Sun Peaks.

To date, over 25 incidences of vandalism have been reported in Sun Peaks, all taking place in early February. The RCMP has also engaged the services of the Kamloops Graffiti Task Forces to assist in identifying potential suspects responsible for the damage.

RCMP Senior Sergeant Doug Aird said the incidents were not only eyesores, but cost Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality considerable time, resources and money to clean up.

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