Deputies: Cornelius graffiti suspect caught ‘blue-handed’

(Photos released by Washington County Sheriff's Office)

CORNELIUS, OR (KPTV) – A man was caught “blue-handed” defacing a Cornelius park area with graffiti, according to Washington County deputies. 

Francisco Rodriguez, 28, is facing several charges, including criminal mischief.

Deputies say Rodriguez used blue spray-paint to tag multiple buildings, a public park area and a fence on Saturday. 

He is also facing a felony count because deputies say he also sprayed graffiti on railroad property.

When deputies caught up with Rodriguez, they say he still had the blue paint on his fingertips.

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