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Key West man arrested after painting graffiti on Loop Road Bridge, deputies say

Terrance Delahanty, 39, arrested Thursday on warrant

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SUGARLOAF KEY, Fla. – A Key West man was arrested Thursday for painting graffiti along the Loop Road Bridge on Sugarloaf Key, Monroe County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin said.

According to Herrin, a deputy went to the bridge on May 3 after receiving a report about a group of men spray painting graffiti on the bridge.

The caller told authorities that a white man with long blonde hair was painting the bridge with green spray paint while another man was watching him.

When the deputy arrived, he found the two men and one of them, Terrance Delahanty, 36, had green paint on his chest and hands, Herrin said.

The deputy said Delahanty admitted to painting a small portion of the bridge and the deputy let him go so he could inspect the damage in more detail.

Herrin said the deputy was able to access a separate area of the bridge several days later and found a large area that was painted with the same green paint that had been on Delahanty's hands and chest.

The damage to the bridge was estimated to be more than $500, Herrin said.

Delahanty was arrested on a warrant Thursday on charges of criminal mischief resulting in property damage.

 


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