Boston Police report arresting a man with a spray-paint can of blue paint on charges he tagged up at least two Back Bay locations early this morning.
Police did not say if Angel Rodriguez, 37, is the same man State Police are looking for in connection with "Class Warfare" and "Sick" tags that keep getting sprayed on the State House, various other buildings on Beacon Hill and the Fiedler footbridge.
Police say officers responding to a call about somebody spraying something at 287 Berkeley St., Between Beacon and Comm Ave. around 5:40 a.m., found Rodriguez, approached and "immediately smelled the odor of fresh paint coming from Rodriguez’ clothing and observed blue paint on his jacket.."
Police say that after Rodriguez removed his hands from his pockets, the officers removed a single can of blue spray paint from his jacket.
They charged him with malicious destruction of property by graffiti/tagging.
Police add they found graffiti matching what they found on Berkeley Street a couple blocks away, at 425 Boylston St., at Berkeley.
287 Berkeley Street, Back Bay. While en route, officers observed blue spray paint on a construction site wall in the area of 425 Boylston Street.