Two men were recently sentenced on property destruction charges for graffitiing inside cells at the Laramie County Detention Center, the Laramie County Sheriff's Office in a Facebook post on Wednesday said.

Thirty-one-year-old Cheyenne transient Cody Aaron Garcia and 29-year-old Cheyenne resident Marcos Candido Munoz both received 60-day suspended sentences.

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Holding Inmates Accountable

"It had been allowed for years," Public Information Officer Brandon Warner told KGAB Radio of the graffiti.

Laramie County Sheriff's Office via Facebook
Laramie County Sheriff's Office via Facebook

Warner says now that their cell painting project is complete and the cells are clean and free of graffiti, they are holding inmates accountable for any damage they do to their cells while incarcerated.

Why Were Garcia and Munoz in Jail?

According to arrest records, Garcia was picked up on May 29, 2024, on a Cheyenne Municipal Court warrant for failure to appear, with an original charge of shoplifting.

Police say he had two metal pipes that contained fentanyl residue in his pants pocket at the time of his arrest.

He was released from jail on June 8.

Munoz was picked up on May 25, 2024, on a Natrona County warrant for failure to appear, with an original charge of shoplifting, and a Cheyenne Municipal Court warrant, with original charges of shoplifting, driver's license required, drug possession, and disturbance of peace and property.

As of Wednesday afternoon, he was still in jail.

Abandoned Jail in Ludlow Colorado Has Graffiti Dating Back to 1954

WARNING: Under no circumstances should you enter this property. By doing so you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing on private property.

A tiny now-abandoned jail in the ghost town of Ludlow, Colorado has graffiti that dates back to 1954.

Gallery Credit: Nate Wilde

Outstanding Graffiti Train Passes Through Wyoming

We all see the graffiti on trains that pass through Wyoming.

But have you ever paused just a moment to look at it?

A lot is garbage.

But some of this still can be considered art.

Even great art.

Other times it's just an interesting message.

Grifiti art exhibit on wheels passing through America pauses in Wyoming

Gallery Credit: Glenn Woods

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