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Police: 4 North Carolina women arrested for anti-Trump, anti-police graffiti spree

From left to right: Hannah Seay, Elizabeth Prier, Juliana Grainger, Taryn Bledsoe.

From left to right: Hannah Seay, Elizabeth Prier, Juliana Grainger, Taryn Bledsoe.  (Boone Police Department)

Four North Carolina women were charged for allegedly painting anti-police, anti-Donald Trump and Black Lives Matter slogans on several businesses and a police car.

Boone police said Taryn Bledsoe, 22, Juliana Grainger, 22, Elizabeth Prier, 22, and Hannah Seay, 21, were arrested late last week. They were charged with seven counts of misdemeanor graffiti and one count of damaging personal property.

Police said the woman caused about $10,000 worth of damage.

Police said a tip from High Country Crime Stoppers led to the arrests.

“I stated this case was a priority for us,” police Chief Dana Crawford said. “Thanks to the involvement of citizens who came forward, we resolved this case in short order. I applaud the community for their overwhelming response. I would also like to thank High Country Crime Stoppers for their invaluable service.”

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