The police have tracked down and arrested two Occupy Wall Street protesters after they allowed NY1 to record their "subway sticker campaign."
The duo, Jeffrey Brewer and Aaron Minter, participated in a joint effort between Occupy Wall Street and members of the Transport Workers Union to cover subway seats with stickers that read "Priority Seating for the 1%." The stickers were similar to priority seating notices that reserve areas for people with disabilities.
"We want decent train service and with that kind of money in the bank, why are the rates rising? And why are services being cut?" said one Occupy Wall Street protester.
Though the two were arrested on graffiti charges, they face several others, including unlawfully posting ads and violating transit rules.
Brewster has been released, while Minter is being held on bail for a separate case.
Occupy Wall Street has utilized subways several times in their protests. Back in November, they tried to "occupy" 16 subway stations, and in March they used chains to keep the emergency exits of NYC subways open, posting signs saying "Customers Ride for Free."