Two men were charged with an early morning graffiti spree on Main Street in Riverhead on Thursday, police said.
According to Riverhead police, authorities responded to a call on West Main Street in the area of Griffing Hardware at 1:37 a.m. on Thursday in reference to reports of individuals running across the roof of the store.
Police said upon arrival, two suspects were seen running across the parking lot and entering a vehicle.
Both suspects were stopped and found to be in possession of numerous spray paint cans and Sharpe markers; authorities said after further investigation it was found that the suspects had allegedly used the spray paint and markers to create graffiti on numerous Main Street storefronts.
Christopher J. Berg, 18, of Coram and Mark H. Cannon, 20, of Coram were both arrested.
Berg was charged with seven counts of making graffiti, a misdemeanor, petty larceny, a misdemeanor, trespassing, a violation, possession of a graffiti instrument, a misdemeanor, and criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree, a misdemeanor.
Cannon was charged with seven counts of making graffiti, a misdemeanor, trespassing, a violation, and possession of a graffiti instrument, a misdemeanor.
Both were transported to the Riverhead Town Police Department for processing.