ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been arrested for writing graffiti and for breaking windows at a North Carolina city hall which is on the National Register of Historic Places, police said Friday.
Reece Sebastian Jaksec, 22, was arrested on Thursday on several charges, including damage to real property and placing and exhibit with intent to intimidate, according to a news release from the Asheville Police Department.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Temps Will Feel Below Zero Friday Morning
Police said Jaksec wrote graffiti with profanity on the side of a city building on Dec. 11. On Dec. 31, he threw rocks which damaged windows at Asheville City Hall.READ MORE: Report Finds Tourism Dollars Set To Rebound In Allegheny County In 2022
Jaksec and several other had been banned from all Asheville city parks after being charged with trespassing and resisting arrest during a protest event on Christmas Day, police said.
On its web page, the National Park Service describes Asheville City Hall as “a colorful, massive and eclectic Art Deco masterpiece.” It was completed in 1928.MORE NEWS: Homeowner, Dog Escape Burning House In Brookline
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