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74-year-old man pleads in graffiti tagging

May 27, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
An elderly man has been put on three years' probation for vandalizing a stairwell at a Los Angeles County Metro station. John Scott was sentenced Thursday after pleading no contest to vandalism charges.He will also have to pay more than $1600 in fines and perform community service.

Scott was arrested in November after police say they saw him putting stickers on a stairwell at a Metro station. He's also accused of putting stickers on buses on the Westside of Los Angeles.

The stickers include the question "Who is John Scott?" and urge people to visit his website and buy merchandise.