Haldimand OPP responded to a complaint Thursday evening that a man had spray painted a stop sign in the area of George Street, Dunnville.
Police located an individual matching the descriptors provided by a witness and as a result have charged 21-year-old John Harms of Dunnville with mischief under $5,000.
He is to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cayuga at a later date.