Infamous NYC Graff Writer & Mag Founder Locked Up On Felony Charges

 Alain "Ket" Maridueña, former publisher of 90's hip-hop magazine Stress was reportedly arrested yesterday for leaving his mark on subway trains and stations across New York City.

According to New York's Daily News, 36-year-old Maridueña, who wrote graffiti under the alias Ket, was indicted in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens for 11 incidents of felony criminal mischief between 2004 and 2006. Maridueña turned himself in to the Brooklyn district attorney's office yesterday (March 6).

Officials say Maridueña is also facing weapons and marijuana possession charges as the result of a raid on his upper Manhattan home last October when police found brass knuckles and a stash of drugs.

Maridueña is currently the publisher of From Here To Fame Books, which is responsible for photographer Martha Cooper's critically acclaimed Hip-Hop Files and the autobiography of legendary NYC graff artist, The Nasty Terrible T Kid 170. He also helped launch Marc Ecko's Complex magazine.

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