The charges are relatively minor, and the two “self-hating Jewish hipsters” were released with desk appearance tickets.
“That unauthorized painting on New York City property is unlawful, but that is overlooked because it’s committed against the terrible Hasidim,” [neighborhood resident] Moshe Goldberger said.
Uh, no Moshe, it’s called civil disobedience, one tenet of which is taking responsibility for your acts of civil disobedience. By turning themselves in, Hechtropf and Piccochi seem to get that. Good for them.