Tag’s not always it: expert

There’s no sure way to tell a copycat from an original when it comes to graffiti, an NYPD expert testified yesterday in the trial of an ex-cop accused of spray-painting his alias across Queens.

SW a disabled former police officer who is one of the most prolific grafitti artists ever, is accused of tagging his 1980s nickname, Neo, over the Clearview Expressway in 2009.

But the prosecution’s expert witness, Detective Ken Davis, conceded in Queens Criminal Court that it’s impossible to tell if someone else was just honoring W’s decades-old work.

Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/queens/tag_not_always_it_expert_MwN6nIK58zB2YhOxbJ9wSK#ixzz1gtADe1Ke

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