Austin Man Arrested After Defacing Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue

Friday Austin police arrested the man who vandalized a statue of Dallas Texas guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan's memorial statue.

The day after the Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl, people saw a man Monday spray painting the statue and placing an Eagles jersey on the monument located on the south shore of Lady Bird Lake in Austin.

The graffiti read " Philly loves St. Nick, a reference to Nick Foles Super Bowl MVP who was raised in Travis County.

Police have charged 39-year-old Matthew Rutledge with graffiti, a class B misdemeanor. Rutledge was in the Travis County Jail on Friday with bail set at $2,000.


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