With an aggressive graffiti ordinance in place, St. Petersburg is able to avoid unsightly graffiti within its beautiful city limits. Clean-up occurs within 48 hours at no cost to the citizen. Calls have come from around the country to inquire about the ordinance and the program. More than 20,000 cases have been removed â?? most within 24 hours since the program started in 1994.Anyway, OPM's lead singer, John E. Necro (real name: John Charles Edney, pictured above, middle) took part in some spray-painting art around midnight, June 20 after their St. Pete show and was arrested for it.
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