High flying Queens graffiti vandals caught

A pair of vandals who crossed the Atlantic Ocean to graffiti in several different countries, including France, have been arrested at separate airports - in Chicago and New York - after they had reportedly fled to Europe to escape authorities.
Danielle Bremner and Jim Clay Harper, both Woodside residents, have allegedly caused thousands of dollars in damages throughout the five boroughs.
Law enforcement sources said the two spent three months tagging in several different countries, and France has even expressed interest in prosecuting the duo.
Both currently face charges of criminal mischief and burglary for tagging in train yards through the city, but subsequent indictments are expected from Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx, according to Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr., Chairman of the Public Safety Committee.
They are being prosecuted by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office, which told The Courier that Harper was arraigned in Supreme Court on August 20. He pleaded not guilty and was released on his own recognizance.
If convicted, according to the DA’s office, he could face up to seven years in prison.
Bremner, arrested in Chicago, is awaiting extradition.
“These two are not a couple of teenagers causing a little mischief. These are career criminals who have destroyed property all over the city, and possibly all over the world,” said Vallone. “They are real criminals, and they deserve real jail time.”

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