ST. GEORGE, Staten Island (WABC) -- A Homeland Security employee was arrested Thursday and charged with more than a dozen cases of graffiti vandalism on Staten Island.
Police said the suspect, identified as 38-year-old Juan Rivera, would allegedly deface property with the tag name 'MASH.' Rivera was a civilian member of the Homeland Security department.
After a police investigation, police believe Rivera was responsible for at least 14 separate incidents of vandalism throughout Staten Island.
Rivera was charged with making graffiti as well as criminal mischief.
Suspect in Staten Island graffiti incidents arrested