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Valdosta man accused of spraying graffiti


Valdosta police have charged a 22-year-old man with spray painting graffiti on downtown businesses and Valdosta State University buildings.

Police say this man Shaun Byun is responsible for the graffiti at seven different locations on campus. They say it's not gang related. Byun told police it was art. Police found the spray paint cans at his house and witnesses helped identify him.

"We try to analyze it if it's gang graffiti and so on," said Valdosta Police Cmdr. Brian Childress. "At all the locations we looked at this. It is considered tagging. I can safely say this is not gang related."

Shaun Byun is charged with interference of government property and criminal trespass vandalism.

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