• Man spray-paints 'cocaine' at historic Bourbon Street locations

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    NEW ORLEANS - A 45-year-old Louisiana man is accused of spray painting the word “cocaine” in several areas of New Orleans’ historic Bourbon Street district, the Times-Picayune reported.

    According to New Orleans police, Sean Harrington was caught on surveillance cameras spray painting the words early on Dec. 3, including on the doors of a historic building on Bourbon Street, the newspaper reported. Harrington also was wearing a shirt with the word “cocaine” spray-painted on it, along with a hat that had a stickers reading “cocaine,” WVUE reported.

    Police said surveillance cameras caught Harrington also defacing the ground on Bourbon and St. Louis streets, the Times-Picayune reported.

    Harrington faces two counts of criminal damage to property of a value less than $500 and one count of criminal damage to a historic building or landmark, the newspaper reported.

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