LINKEDINCOMMENTMORE

A local street artist who uses the name Keith Haring's Ghost will not serve jail time for painting utility boxes around Riverside and San Marco.

Related: City painting traffic boxes painted by Keith Haring's Ghost

The charge against Chip Southworth have been reduced to a misdemeanor.

He pleaded no contest and already paid restitution. He will have to pay the court cost.

Jackelyn Barnard with the State Attorney's Office says Southworth also already completed 69 hours of community service.

Related: Man arrested for painting messages on public property

Read or Share this story: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/local/2014/06/16/chip-southworth-keith-harings-ghost-jail/10649227/