11 Reasons You Should Fall In Love With Train Wall Stickers
[Update Below] This week, a brace of Occupy Wall Street activists went about the burghal accession “Priority Seating For The 1%” stickers to assorted subways as a beef to the MTA actuality underwritten by Wall Street. And beneath than a day afterwards they did it, Jeffrey Brewer and Aaron Minter were arrested and answerable with bent mischief, authoritative graffiti and control of graffiti instruments. Their big mistake? They let NY1 blur them affairs their stunt.
â€śWeâ€™re authoritative a account to bodies who use the M.T.A. system,â€ť Brewer told NY1 on Wednesday. â€śMost bodies do not accept that 20 percent of the book appropriate now is activity to pay accurately for banking casework to the M.T.A.â€ť All badge had to do was watch the segmentâ€”they again begin the two men at Union Square Park at about 6 p.m. Thursday.
â€śThey were both actual agitated by the arrests and were anxious to apprentice what affectionate of accuse they would be facing,â€ť said the men’s aggregate lawyer, Gideon O. Oliver. It’s additionally cryptic how complex Transport Workers Union, Local 100 was with the action.
Update: We batten with Oliver, who explained that there was some abashing with the chargesâ€”Brewer and Minter were initially arrested on bent mischief, but they weren’t answerable with it at allegation on Friday.
The being who fabricated the antecedent complaint told badge he saw them putting stickers on alms cars, and heard them shouting and chanting phrases about JP Morgan. The two men were answerable with authoritative graffiti, control of graffiti instruments, unlawfully announcement advertisements, and three alteration adjustment violations (including vandalism).
But they weren’t answerable with bent atrocity (which is absorbed to accident acreage of addition after permission). They didn’t absolutely account any accident to the subwaysâ€”the stickers weren’t absolutely stickers (there was no cement adhesive). Otherwise, they would accept best acceptable been answerable with that.
Brewer had been offered time served, and Minter was offered a 14 or 15-day sentence, butboth men accept called to action the charges.