action:article | category:NEWS03 | adString:NEWS03 | zoneID:67
Amber Blackman

Amber Blackman

Dec 4, 2014

Fugitive of the Week Jonathan Benedict

CAPTURED

Jonathan E. Benedict

Oct 30, 2014

Darrell Cook

Darrell W. Cook

Oct 2, 2014

Michael Polchies

CAPTURED

Michael Polchies

Sep 25, 2014

Home » News » Crime

January 10. 2014 1:01AM

Police: Tagger caught in act


JANGGEN 

MANCHESTER - A Medfield, Mass., man is under arrest after an officer spotted him on a fire escape outside an Elm Street business which had been spray-painted with graffiti.

Dean Janggen, 19, was arrested after a brief foot chase and charged with criminal mischief, loitering and resisting arrest/detention.

The incident began about 2:15 a.m. Thursday when Officer Neil Penttinen, patrolling downtown, saw someone on the fire escape at Lamont, Hanley and Associates, a debt collection agency at 1138 Elm St.

The man, later identified by police as Janggen, immediately ran down the fire escape when he saw the cruiser. Penttinen yelled for him to stop, but police said Janggen kept running.

Penttinen caught up to him behind the building and again yelled for him to stop.

Again, Janggen allegedly ran only to be caught a short time later by Officer Mike Caron in the lower parking lot at 1138 Elm St.

Sgt. Brian O'Keefe said Janggen spray-painted the "tag" or name of "FacE" on the side of the building, but said it is unknown what else he was going to write because he was caught in the act.







The graffiti was photographed and will be removed by the Park and Recreation Division's Anti-Graffiti Team.


Follow us:
Twitter icon Facebook icon RSS icon
  • Whom do you think bears the brunt of the blame for the mayhem this weekend in Keene?
  • KSC students
  • 37%
  • KSC administration
  • 2%
  • Police
  • 6%
  • Visitors from out of town
  • 18%
  • A combination of any/all of the above
  • 37%
  • Total Votes: 2483

 New Hampshire Business Directory

  

    ADD YOUR BUSINESS TODAY!

 New Hampshire Events Calendar
    

    SHARE EVENTS FOR PUBLICATION, IT'S FREE!

Upcoming Events