THREE GRAFFITI ARTISTS CHARGED WITH PROPERTY DAMAGE IN PETTIS COUNTY

UPDATED AT 8 A.M. 6/13/19

Three persons have been charged with felonies for allegedly spray painting graffiti on the side of a building and a fence in the 200 block of South Lamine Avenue on Friday, June 7.

According to a probable-cause statement, a police officer stopped a vehicle reportedly being driven by one of the suspects, and a probable-cause search of the vehicle revealed two cans of spray paint. Graffiti reportedly included the words “Oblivion,” Keep em quiet,” and “Stay Blonde.” Damage is estimated at more than $750.

Online court documents say 19-year-old Michael Seth Harvey, of Sedalia; 18-year-old Saydrianne Spurgean, of Arbela; and 17-year-old Emily Y. Brown, of Memphis, Mo., each has been charged with a Class E Felony for First-Degree Property Damage. Each defendant posted surety bond on June 11.

An arraignment hearing for each of the accused is scheduled to be held at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, at Pettis County Circuit Court.