The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approved a $1,000 Graffiti Apprehension Reward to an un-named Los Angeles resident for identification and subsequent conviction of a graffiti vandalism suspect in the Silver Lake area. The incident in question occurred at 2205 Hyperion Avenue on January 15. According to the police report, the applicant alerted authorities after observing the suspect’s actions. Payments are made from The Vandalism and Graffiti Trust Fund No. 870. The tagger was sentenced to probation.
Residents with information leading to the apprehension and conviction or adjudication of suspects of graffiti vandalism can submit an application for a Graffiti Apprehension Reward through LAPD. Reward money also exists for information on illegal dumping through the LA Bureau of Sanitation.