Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has announced the arrest of Jonathan Cecil Brown,  28. He is charged with six counts of vandalism and malicious injury to property.

Brown was arrested January 19 at his residence, 139 Crestland Drive by the Midlands Gang Task Force.

Brown charged with spray painting more than 40 commercial businesses in and around Broad River Road, Bush River Road, St. Andrews Road, and Kay Street throughout Richland County and adjoining jurisdictions.

The Gang Task Force has recently removed graffiti from about 43 structures in Richland County.