Police have arrested a homeless man for scratching swastikas into cars in Miami Beach last month, officials said today, NBC MIAMI reports.
Timothy Merriam, 61, was arrested on charges including criminal mischief and criminal mischief with an impairment of a business operation, Miami Beach Police said.
Police said they will be working with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s office to determine if hate crime charges will be filed.
Residents said they found five cars keyed with swastikas near Prairie Avenue and 28th Street on the morning of Feb. 26. Read more at NBC MIAMI.