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Published:November 15th, 2009 11:10 EST
Oldest Tagger In The World Arrested

Oldest Tagger In The World Arrested

By Robert Paul Reyes


"A 74-year-old man has been arrested on tagging charges. Sheriff`s officials say he is the oldest tagger they`ve ever captured.

Like many taggers out there, authorities say this suspect simply wanted fame and notoriety with his work. If fact, deputies didn`t even know how old he was until they arrested him Friday morning tagging a subway station and according to records, this man is just a few weeks shy of his 74th birthday.

This sticker, which reads, `Who is John Scott?`" Read more

Some folks may think that the idea of a 74-year-old tagger is comical, but there`s nothing funny about the thousands of dollars in damage this old coot cost taxpayers.

It only takes a second to slap on a sticker to a bus bench or a light pole, but it takes city workers many man hours to remove them.

This old coot should be sentenced to at least a year in jail, or 1,000 community hours removing tags and graffiti.

John Scott is too freakin` old to be worried about making a name for himself, the Grim Reaper is only a couple of steps away from him.