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November 28, 2016: Woman Charged with Tagging Government Buildings with Anti-Trump Graffiti

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Ricardo Santiago, Public Information Officer
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A 37-year-old woman was charged today with tagging messages against Donald Trump at government buildings in downtown Los Angeles’ Civic Center, causing thousands of dollars in damages, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

Victoria Jayne Bay (dob 1/5/79) of Los Angeles faces four felony counts of vandalism over $400 damage, graffiti, in case BA452033.

Arraignment is scheduled today in Department 30 of the Foltz Criminal Justice Center.

According to the criminal complaint, on Nov. 20, Bay spray-painted anti-Trump messages at the Hall of Justice, Foltz Criminal Justice Center, Hall of Records and L.A. Central Plant.

The defendant faces a possible maximum sentence of five years in jail if convicted as charged. The requested bail is $40,000.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, County Services Patrol Station.