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“Arrest made of a suspect in connection with the anti-Semitic graffiti” in Chinatown

by Prince Of Petworth August 23, 2016 at 10:30 am 11 Comments

chinatown
7th and H Street, NW

Thanks to a reader for passing on from MPD:

“Arrest made of a suspect in connection with the anti-Semitic graffiti. Charged with Defacing Public Property.”

Update from MPD:

“Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District have announced an arrest in connection with several Defacing Public or Private Property offenses that occurred in the Chinatown area of 7th and H Streets, Northwest.

Members of the First District responded to three separate incidents in the Chinatown area of anti-Semitic graffiti written on Chinese zodiac rat murals. The dates of the reported offenses are as follows:

* Monday, August 1, 2016
* Monday, August 8, 2016
* Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Additionally, on Sunday, August 21, 2016, swastikas were drawn on the windows and tables of a coffee shop in the area. On August 22, 2016, the suspect went to a different coffee shop, and again drew swastikas on the business’ window.

On Monday, August 22, 2016, First District Patrol Officers arrested 60 year-old Generoso Anthony Capodilupo of no fixed address, and charged him with multiple counts of Defacing Public or Private Property.”

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