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Seven charged after The Bean in Millennium Park defaced with graffiti By CHICAGO TRIBUNE STAFF | CHICAGO TRIBUNE | JUL 04, 2019 | 8:14 AM Rey Ortega, left, and Tino Guzman, both 20-years old, are charged with vandalizing The Bean in Millennium Park. (Chicago Police Department) Seven people have been charged after graffiti was scrawled on The Bean in Millennium Park and the cancer survivor wall in Maggie Daley Park earlier this week. Two of the suspects, Tino Guzman, 20, and Rey Ortega, 20, were charged with felonies after security guards at the park identified them as the ones who defaced The Bean shortly before midnight Monday. Silvery white markings were drawn on two sides of the iconic stainless steel sculpture. They were both charged with criminal damage to property and were to appear in bond court later Thursday. Four of the others were charged with just criminal trespass to state land, though security told police they were among the group who tagged The Bean as well as the canc…

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