Man faces graffiti-spraying charge --...

Man faces graffiti-spraying charge -- Trials, Chicago

There are 91 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Mar 25, 2008, titled Man faces graffiti-spraying charge -- Trials, Chicago. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

THE BLOTTER A man caught spray painting graffiti in the Roscoe Village neighborhood Monday morning was charged with a felony after he admitted to vandalizing more than 20 locations on the North Side in a single ...

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Good

Naperville, IL

#1 Mar 25, 2008
Glad to see this douchebag got caught. He'll probably get off with some probation.
TTH

United States

#3 Mar 25, 2008
Good job by the police. Lock him up - people like that are a blight on society, causing so much damage to other people's property. It's time to start cracking down on these scumbags.
anarky99

Chicago, IL

#4 Mar 25, 2008
on felony count for 20 buildings vandalized? Why so easy on him? This is a very big problem in Chicago.
cop

Willowbrook, IL

#5 Mar 25, 2008
we catch them all the time and all they get is a slap on the wrist! THeir faces should be spray painted!
Impeach Todd Stroger

Chicago, IL

#6 Mar 25, 2008
Deport this turd.
Resident

Lafayette, CA

#7 Mar 25, 2008
What a jerk. These "taggers" need to get lives.
Violet

Washington, DC

#8 Mar 25, 2008
I'm so glad to hear the cops went after him and he's being charged with a felony. This is a big problem and it seems to be getting worse. Glad to see Chicago taking it on.
LBL

Sacramento, CA

#10 Mar 25, 2008
They should make this punk paint every wall he tagged. Maybe after all the labor he puts in he'll think next time he vandalizes.
Cravat

Chicago, IL

#11 Mar 25, 2008
Hopefully "Preston" and "vegan" slip up next.
kevin

Ashburn, VA

#13 Mar 25, 2008
I caught a kid tagging my building once. After I chased him down the street, and beat the crap out of him, I took his spray paint, held him down and spray painted his genitals. We haven't had much of a problem with graffiti since then. You may call me crazy. I call it swift justice.
Jay

Chicago, IL

#14 Mar 25, 2008
Cravat,

Maybe this guy is Preston or vegan (I actually clicked on this article in hope of seeing that either of those two taggers got caught). I would love to see those *ssholes get thrown in the can or, as the Las Vegas mayor once proposed, get their tagging hand cut off.
TTH

United States

#15 Mar 25, 2008
LOL, I'm cracking up that the Trib censors took out my description of these losers - a combination of the word soapscum and handbag. Umm, didn't realize that was somehow a verboten swear word! Talk about heavy-handed. As for "yuppie condos" - hmm, they mentioned businesses as well. I'm sure the Korean laundromat folks on the corner near me don't think of themselves as yuppies.
da judge

Chicago, IL

#16 Mar 25, 2008
Besides removing the paint he tagged on other folk's property. How about 3 hours of community service for each of his identified offenses in the area where he did his tagging.
Fred

Dallas, TX

#17 Mar 25, 2008
The graffitti in that area has been terrible lately...
tired

Saint Charles, IL

#18 Mar 25, 2008
kevin wrote:
I caught a kid tagging my building once. After I chased him down the street, and beat the crap out of him, I took his spray paint, held him down and spray painted his genitals. We haven't had much of a problem with graffiti since then. You may call me crazy. I call it swift justice.
beat the crap out of him? swift justice? read a little about the graffiti artist TIE ONE and tell me if this story doesn't sound similar...
a little perspective might be helpful.
BID Ed

Chicago, IL

#19 Mar 25, 2008
cop wrote:
we catch them all the time and all they get is a slap on the wrist! THeir faces should be spray painted!
hell with the face... Let's do the complete body with PERMANENT PAINT...
Resident

New York, NY

#21 Mar 25, 2008
This is a wonderful improvement. I live in the area and am so happy that someone has actually been caught! Great Job Lt. John Willner!!!!!!
You are dreaming

Chicago, IL

#22 Mar 25, 2008
kevin wrote:
I caught a kid tagging my building once. After I chased him down the street, and beat the crap out of him, I took his spray paint, held him down and spray painted his genitals. We haven't had much of a problem with graffiti since then. You may call me crazy. I call it swift justice.
Don't you wish!
normal person

Itasca, IL

#23 Mar 25, 2008
do people that tag buildings think people even care who the hell they are?
J-Dog

New York, NY

#24 Mar 25, 2008
Little shi***t should clean Lake Shore Drive with a toothbrush to get the message across to other morons who think private property is there own.

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