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Men could get prison time for graffiti on St. Augustine's Castillo de San Marcos

JACKSONVILLE — Two North Florida men accused of spray-painting graffiti on a 17th century Spanish fort in St. Augustine face federal charges.

A grand jury had indicted Scott Anthony Hill, 22, and Fang Chin Tsai, 20, on charges of malicious mischief and violation of the Archaeological Resources Protection Act, U.S. Attorney Robert O'Neill announced Thursday.

The indictment says Hill and Tsai caused more than $500 in damages in January to the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. They were arrested after police linked them to multiple graffiti incidents around St. Augustine.

Prosecutors say Hill and Tsai could get up to three years in federal prison.

The fort is more than 300 years old; construction began in 1672.

Men could get prison time for graffiti on St. Augustine's Castillo de San Marcos 03/18/11 [Last modified: Friday, March 18, 2011 9:00pm]

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