On September 14, 2018 at 8:04a.m., officers were dispatched to a business in the 1300 block of W. Pacheco Blvd, to investigate a vandalism. An anonymous reporting party indicated a subject had spray painted graffiti on a wall of the business.
The suspect was observed leaving the area in a gray Chrysler 300 sedan. Officer Lyle Kelley was able to locate the suspect vehicle in the 1400 block of E. Pacheco Blvd. Officer Kelley conducted a vehicle stop and contacted the occupant, Leo Cesar Perez, 39-year-old of Los Banos.
Perez was found to be in possession of three cans of spray paint. Perez also had dried paint on his finger tips. Perez admitted to the vandalism. The repair cost was estimated at $500, and Perez was arrested for felony vandalism.
Perez was booked into the Los Banos Police Department Jail where he remains in custody in lieu of $5,000 bail.