12:20 PM PDT on Saturday, August 15, 2009
By Associated Press
WENATCHEE, Wash. -- A 17-year-old has pleaded guilty to tagging several homes with graffiti in crimes that police solved by searching the social-
The Wenatchee World reports Erick Sanchez, of Wenatchee, was sentenced to two months in jail Wednesday in Chelan County Superior Court after pleading guilty to second-degree malicious mischief. He was charged as an adult.
Police received numerous graffiti complaints in June and suspected that a local street gang was responsible. Court records show investigators used MySpace to search for nicknames that were included in the graffiti.
Documents show Sanchez's MySpace page included pictures of some of the graffiti.