Poster vandal suspect arrested

The News Leader

June 25, 2011 12:30:11 PM PDT
Police have arrested a man in connection with the vandalism of hundreds of transit posters.

For a period of two months, someone wrote "MOUSTACHE" on hundreds of advertisement posters in the transit system with a black permanent marker.

Police first discovered the name tagged on a poster near West 42nd Street and 8th Avenue on March 10th.

After a police investigation, 26-year-old Joseph Waldo of Hell's Kitchen was arrested at the corner of West 47th Street. and 8th Avenue on Tuesday night.

He was charged with criminal mischief and other charges including possession of graffiti instrument.