Chandler serial tagger strikes 59 times, causing thousands in damages

Posted at 12:18 PM, Jul 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-24 20:27:21-04

A serial graffiti tagger in Chandler struck 59 times causing over $23,000 in damage. 

Chandler Police report that from December 18 to February 9, 19-year-old Roger Mireles painted graffiti on 59 structures in Chandler.

Take a look at the map below to see the 54 known locations of the serial tagger.

Among the structures Mireles tagged were churches, markets, restaurants, parks and vehicles.

He usually painted a picture of a skull and his personal moniker "END, Elevate New Dimensions," on the structures. In some cases, he used a symbol instead of his moniker.

Police say he covered over 6,400 square feet with paint, causing $23,540 in damage.  

He was arrested by Chandler police on March 17 at his home near Gilbert and Germann roads. Police say they found the same style of painting in his room.

He is scheduled to appear in court on August 15. He's been charged with multiple counts of criminal damage.