A 19-year-old Houston resident has been indicted on criminal mischief charges for spray painting a “giant penis” on a West U home.
William Radovan Tyler has been charged with four counts of criminal mischief for vandalizing a home and vehicles in the 2700 block of Arbuckle and vehicles in the 3200 block of Tangley.
Tyler was arrested on July 1 and was released from the Harris County jail on four $2,000 bonds.
Tyler’s accomplice, Amer Kumar, a 23-year-old Bellaire resident, was charged with two counts of criminal mischief. Kumar was reportedly with Tyler in a vehicle when the incidents occurred.
Kumar was released from jail on two $2,000 bonds.
According to documents on file with the Harris County District Clerk’s office, Tyler went to a home in the 2700 block of Arbuckle around 2 a.m. on June 8 and spray painted “f*** you” and “whore” and other obscenities on a 2007 Lexus GX 470 and a 2008 Toyota Sequoia.
He also painted a “giant penis” on the front door and side wall of the home, spilled grass killer on the lawn and poured paint stripper on top of the vehicles, the report said. Tyler also admitted to gluing change to the vehicles and spray painting the sidewalk.
The damage was estimated at $19,476.16.
Tyler returned to the Arbuckle home on July 1 and reportedly slashed the tires of a 2010 Ford Explorer and used the box cutter to scratch the vehicle.
The damage to the vehicle was estimated at $3,000.
Tyler told West U police officers in a statement that the Arbuckle “house had been harassing my cousin.”
The same night of July 1, Tyler reportedly caused damage to two vehicles in the 3200 block of Tangley.
According to court documents, Tyler spray painted one of the vehicles, stabbed the tires with a knife and used the knife to scratch the vehicle. A second vehicle on Tangley was also spray painted, the tires were punctured and the vehicle was egged.
Tyler and Amer were arrested by West U police on July 1 and confessed to the incidents.