56-Year-Old Man Accused of Spray Painting Gang Graffiti, Arrested: Santa Ana Police

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Joe Fugencio Mirabel is shown in a booking photo. (Credit: Santa Ana Police Department)

Joe Fugencio Mirabel is shown in a booking photo. (Credit: Santa Ana Police Department)

A 56-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly spray painting gang graffiti on multiple walls in Santa Ana.

Officers arrived at a business in the 1800 block of West First Street around 10 a.m. after receiving a call. There, they spoke with a witness who filmed Joe Fugencio Mirabel on his cell phone spray painting an entire wall with gang graffiti, according to police.

Mirabel allegedly fled the scene after the first offense, but officers received another call about 15 minutes later of a suspect painting an entire residential wall with gang graffiti.

Gang graffiti allegedly spray painted by a suspect is shown in a photo in Santa Ana on Dec. 13, 2016. (Credit: Santa Ana Police Department)

Gang graffiti allegedly spray painted by a suspect is shown in a photo in Santa Ana on Dec. 13, 2016. (Credit: Santa Ana Police Department)

Officers arrived at the block wall in the 200 block of South Franklin Street and soon found Mirabel fleeing in the 200 block of West Walnut Street.

He was taken into custody without incident, police said.