WPD: graffiti artist known as “Creator” arrested

Jackson Kai Herren, 18, targeted downtown Wilmington with multiple works of Graffiti over the last few weeks. (Photo: WPD)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY NEWS) – Wilmington Police arrested Jackson Kai Herren, 18, Friday on five counts of damage to real property under the pre-text of graffiti vandalism.

Herren admitted full responsibility for several incidents of graffiti vandalism.

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In the last couple weeks, Herrin left works of graffiti in several downtown Wilmington locations, including in the stairwell and upper levels, along with inset buildings, parking areas between buildings and the South Water Street area, according to Jennifer Dandron with the Wilmington Police Department.

Herren frequently used the tag “Creator” or “-C” on his work.

He received a $1,500 unsecured bond.