Charges Come For Graffiti Artist Arrested At Own Exhibit
The graffiti artist known as Revok was charged today after he was arrested last month at a show of his work in Mid-City.
The 32-year-old whose real name is Jason Williams was charged with one misdemeanor count of possessing graffiti tolls and and three misdemeanor counts of possessing stolen property. A sheriff's department Special Problems Team along with California Highway Patrol officers and the Los Angeles Police Department's graffiti team tracked him down at a graffiti art show at the 33third hip-hop/graffiti-culture store at 5111 West Pico Blvd. on Nov. 17.
Under his probation authorities had searched Williams' home and insist they found the tools, a replica Los Angeles police badge, a stolen "detour" roadway sign and photos of his work on his mobile phone.
The artist could face more than three years in jail and $4,000 in fines.
Check out some of his work here.
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