An El Paso man has pleaded guilty to urinating on the Alamo in 2012.

According to a statement issued by District Attorney Susan D. Reed, Daniel Athens, 23, was visiting San Antonio from El Paso on April 14, 2012.

Reed said an Alamo Ranger spotted Athens urinating on a wall at the Alamo and immediately took him into custody.

On Tuesday, Athens pleaded guilty to felony level criminal mischief of a public monument or place of human burial.

The cost to repair the damage to the Alamo was $4,000.

Athens' charge is a state jail felony and carries a range of punishment of 180 days to two years in a state jail facility with a fine not to exceed $10,000.

Athens' case is set for sentencing on April 14, 2014.