USA - Arrest made after Tucson synagogue spray-painted with swastika, antisemitic slur

Nathan Beaver
A man was arrested in connection to the recent act of antisemitic vandalism at Chabad on River.

At around 8:26 a.m. June 7, Tucson Police Department received a report about a swastika and an antisemitic slur spray-painted onto a classroom door of the congregation located at 3916 E. Fort Lowell Rd. near Alvernon Way.

TPD initially reported that they believed the incident happened sometime between June 5 and 7, as the last confirmed sighting of no vandalism on the door took place June 5.

After further investigation, 30-year-old Nathan Beaver was identified as a suspect.


He was located and taken into custody in the area of North First Avenue and Roger Road.

Beaver was booked into Pima County Jail on an aggravated criminal damage charge.

“I know this incident was deeply troubling to our entire community,” said Mayor Romero. “I appreciate the dedicated work of our police department’s officers and detectives to identify and apprehend the suspect.”

Source: kvoa