With the combined efforts of the Decherd, Winchester and Cowan Police Departments, charges are being filed against a suspect for multiple counts of vandalism.
This is related to the spray-painted graffiti on buildings, bridges, underpasses, and other properties that have occurred recently in Decherd, Winchester, and Cowan that included the tag “Moses” in recent months.
On September 16th, 2022, at around 3:00pm Decherd and Winchester Police Department personnel went to on Riva Lake Rd attempting to locate Jonathan Pope due to tips received from citizen. Pope was located at the residence and a short interview took place; Pope admitted to vandalizing the various properties.
If you have been a victim of graffiti in the recent months and have not reported it to law enforcement, you are asked to report it.