Authorities in New York City had to get creative in order to catch a graffiti artist that was marking subway walls with messages about his love for President Donald Trump.
Most of the messages were some version of "#ILoveTrump," NY1 reports. Riders were complaining about the graffiti, so police and transit authorities teamed up to catch the man.
The officials built a fake wall out of plywood at a subway stop in Brooklyn where officers could hide. They even created a padlocked door that looked similar to a worker access door in a construction area.
Sure enough, the Trump-loving graffiti artist left his mark.
"The beam was cleaned off. And on March 15 they went in, did a plainclothes operation and sure enough, a man came back and put up again - 'hashtag love Trump' on the beam," Transit Chief Edward Delatorre told NY1.
Officers were waiting behind the wall and arrested the man, 43-year-old Jamie Montemarano. He is facing charges of criminal mischief and making graffiti.