Drew Benda, of Burbank, was taken into custody Monday at Wilbur Avenue and Bel Aire Drive for felony vandalism and hate crimes.
Police are investigating a burning swastika that was placed in the middle of a San Bernardino street early Sunday morning.
Anti-Semitic acts of vandalism and other related incidents are on the rise in Southern California even as incidents statewide have declined, according to an audit released Monday.
Police say they’re looking for whoever defaced the statue of West Covina High School’s bulldog mascot this weekend with green paint and a swastika.
An annual report has found that hate crimes in Orange County jumped by 14 percent in 2011 over the previous year.
People seeking sun and surf in Venice Beach were instead treated to a puzzling sight – the image of a swastika flying over the popular tourist attraction.
Police are investigating a vandalism incident as a possible hate crime. A homeowner called police Wednesday to report that a swastika had been scribbled on top of a stone mailbox.
Detectives say a hate crime was committed on the front lawn of The Joslyn Center in Palm Desert.
A series of swastikas spray-painted on the Westside were likely done by a single individual, police said Wednesday.
A swastika found spray-painted on the home of a Messianic Jewish pastor will be investigated as a hate crime, sheriff’s deputies said Friday.
Los Angeles County investigators say three students have confessed that they scrawled swastikas and other hate graffiti at Calabasas High School.
Jeff Hall proudly flies the swastika flag and talks of a breakaway white nation. Dan Schruender once handed out fliers honoring Hitler’s birthday and writes a blog that features photos of Nazi officers.
Racist graffiti and swastikas scrawled on garage doors and cars in a Southern California neighborhood are being investigated as a hate crime.