NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Queens man is facing a slew of charges after police say he vandalized dozens of vehicles in Astoria.
Herberto Torres was arrested Friday on 46 counts of making graffiti, criminal mischief and possession of a graffiti instrument.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed In Brooklyn, Police Questioning Person Of Interest
UPDATE: After vandalizing dozens of privately owned cars in Astoria, officers from the Citywide Vandals Task Force identified the 57-year-old repeat offender, arrested & charged him with 46 counts of making graffiti, criminal mischief, & possession of graffiti instruments. https://t.co/Q0oyLa6jgs
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Police say the 57-year-old spray-painted graffiti on 20 cars back on March 26.
He allegedly struck again three times this month, vandalizing another 45 vehicles.MORE NEWS: Claremont Residents Say Overflowing Garbage Is Leading To Major Rat Problem In Community
In one incident, police said most of the cars were painted with the letter “A.”