Saturday, January 12, 2013

Uriel Landeros Menil Picasso vandal turns himself in

Landeros, said he vandalized the painting to send a message promoting revolution and change.  Landeros  has been charged with criminal mischief and felony graffiti, both third-degree felonies.

from the Houston Chronicle:

Uriel Landeros has been on the run since Picasso's "Woman in a Red Armchair" was spray-painted June 13 at the Menil Collection.
U.S. Marshals took Landeros into custody at the international bridge in McAllen, an arrangement coordinated by his lawyer, Emily Detoto.
"He surrendered at the urging of his family and myself, to come in and get started on the process," Detoto said.

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