Arlington Teen Temporarily Banned from Boston for Alleged Graffiti

The teen was also given a 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. curfew while his case is pending.

An Arlington teen and 27-year-old Lexington man allegedly spray painted roughly 27 light poles in Boston’s Back Bay early Monday morning.

Isaac Lehman, 18, and Andrew Vesprini were arrested by Boston Police at about 2:03 a.m. Monday and charged with damage to property by graffiti, according to a Boston Police Department release.

The two appeared in front of Boston Municipal Court Judge Sally Kelly later Monday. Kelly released both men on their own recognizance with orders to stay out of the City of Boston and abide by a curfew of 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. while their cases are pending, according to Suffolk County District Attorney spokesman Jake Wark.

Kelly also ordered Vesprini to enter a residential drug treatment program after he stated on the record that he has a substance abuse problem, Wark said.

On Monday morning, Boston Police responded to the area of Boylston Street and Massachusetts Avenue for a report of vandalism in progress. Once there, officers met with Berklee College Public Safety officers who tracked the suspects to a pizza shop on Boylston Street, according to the release.

One of the suspects had silver and black spray paint on his hands in the pizza shop, the other had it on his backpack, police said. The poles, near 200 Massachusetts Ave., were tagged with silver and black spray paint, some of which was still wet to the touch, according to police.

Lehman was represented by attorney Paul Derby, and Vesprini by the Committee for Public Counsel Services.

Their next court date is Friday, Feb. 8.

Tim December 04, 2012 at 02:08 PM
Hmmm Banning someone from a town..Thats a great Idea, Can we ban some former Selectmen from Town .....Just like the tagger, they are a menace to society and the town
Patrick J. Colvario December 04, 2012 at 04:52 PM
Temporary condition of release
m trigg December 04, 2012 at 06:27 PM
stfu i wish they would ban you from this website seriously no one cares for your opinion i swear they should not allow people like you comment
Tim December 04, 2012 at 07:27 PM
Well Triggy we are not a communist nation . Although some liberals in Arlington would love that. Taking people's rights away. Aka the leaf blower ban ... I am exercising my 1st amendment right . Freedom of speech .. So til town meeting decides to ban the 1st amendment in A- Town I will keep speaking my mind ,which in Arlington is abad thing if you tell the Truth ...
Pat M December 04, 2012 at 10:47 PM
Good idea
Wind Dummy 25 December 05, 2012 at 05:49 AM
Trigg seems a little grouchy...Wonder how grouchy Trigg and Pat M would be if their property was sprayed silver & black.
John December 05, 2012 at 10:37 PM
you don't have freedom of speech here timmy. The patch makes the rules. if they don't like what you post, you are toast.
Tim December 05, 2012 at 11:11 PM
Well. Johnny Boy your right there... If the chicken crosses the street before the duck who wins?
John December 05, 2012 at 11:18 PM
the goose
Tim December 05, 2012 at 11:28 PM
The Donkey and I believe it lives in Kelwyn manor .....
John December 06, 2012 at 12:57 AM
that's strange, I thought you lived on Broadway.
S.J. December 06, 2012 at 01:11 AM
Hey Tim, I'm really glad you are using your right to freedom of speech to gossip on the internet about a bunch of stuff you have absolutely no affiliation with, no knowledge about, and really no business talking about. You bring up irrelevant topics and jump to conclusions as soon as you possibly can. It saddens me to see adults act the same way as teenage girls from my school arguing over Facebook or Twitter posts. I don't see any way in which doing this can make you feel any better about yourself, how it is productive in any way to this website and moreover this town. I know I'm not going to change your mind and you will come back with some snotty remark, but for the good of us all, stop gossiping and stop acting so foolishly.
Tim December 06, 2012 at 01:37 AM
S.J. Yeah I don't think so ... I almost considered it, but you claim I dont know what I am talking ..... Just like the old Star Kist tuna commercial. Sorry Charlie ... I know more than you think .....
John December 06, 2012 at 02:32 AM
yes tim, you know more. Just like you know all about the freedom of speech. And you're :-) fabulous use of contractions.
John December 06, 2012 at 02:33 AM
p.s., tim spells like he went to minuteman!
yukon jack December 06, 2012 at 04:16 PM
Thanks Tim, you are a breath of fresh air
Tim December 06, 2012 at 06:00 PM
You are very welcome Jack .... I try to give an Old Normal Arlington view .... By the way I hear someone's going to try and ban styrofoam in Arlington ....
Tim December 07, 2012 at 12:55 AM
John December 07, 2012 at 02:02 AM
happy chanukah tim
Tim December 07, 2012 at 01:23 PM
Johnny boy thank you but I don't celebrate that holiday but I do wish people who do a Happy Chanukah ... Hopefully they will stop the silly bloodshed in the middle east ..


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