April 14, 2021

Man accused of multiple antisemitic graffiti incidents in Coral Gables

Benjamin Michael Garcia, 30, is facing criminal mischief vandalism charges for multiples incidents dating back to March 27, Coral Gables Police said.

Officials said Garcia vandalized several construction sites and buildings in Coral Gables as well as neighboring jurisdictions.

Detectives used video to track down Garcia, who could possibly face hate crime charges, officials said.

“Today our detectives arrested an individual who has been tormenting the Jewish Community using antisemitic graffiti," Chief Edward Hudak said in a statement.

Police released footage of Garcia in police custody. Attorney information wasn't available.

Source: nbcmiami