Two arrested for Smiths Station High School graffiti incident
Via Press Release
LEE COUNTY, Ala. -
Two young men have been arrested for allegedly painting graffiti on the Smith's Station High School campus.
Eighteen-year-old Brent Whitis and 19-year-old Deon Davis, both of Smiths Station, have been charged with criminal mischief. The graffiti incident happened on April 25.
Police have also linked the two men to seven burglaries and thefts committed in the Smiths Station community over the past three months. They have also been charged with burglary, theft of property and receiving stolen property.
Investigators recovered several items from Davis and Whitis' home that have been reported stolen. Police found a .380 caliber handgun, jewelry, a laptop, antique coins, an iPod, X-box and Nintendo game systems, a Nexus tablet and a cell phone. Most of the items have been returned to their owner.
Whitis and Davis were released from jail after posting $16,000 bond on May 8. They could face additional charges.
Anyone with information about these cases is encouraged to contact the Lee County Sheriff's Office at 334-749-5651 or Lee County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-522-7847.