Graffiti Artist Sentenced To Probation

By: News 10
By: News 10

The Lansing man responsible for defacing the state capitol building, Jeffrey Handley, has been sentenced to 24 months probation.
He must also pay restitution. This could be around $3,000, though the cost has not been fully determined.
Handley, 20, pled guilty in November to spray painting on pillars, and a near-by war memorial.
The graffiti was found in September; stick figures on the pillars, and the phrase, "give art a chance," on the memorial.
Efforts to fully remove the graffiti, including light sanding, has not fully removed the stains.
Maintenance crews have previously said they hope the graffiti will fade over time.


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  • by Patrick Location: Lansing on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:15 PM
    Who cares? I'll care once I get paid as much money to do nothing as the idiots inside that building.
  • by Anonymous on Dec 5, 2012 at 10:42 AM
    Looks like Jack Black with a fro!
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