Monday, September 13, 2021
On Monday, the U.S. Capitol Police announced the arrest of a California man carrying a bayonet and machete inside a truck adorned with white supremacist and Nazi symbols, near the Democratic National Committee Headquarters. The officer pulled over the truck, which was missing a license plate, near 500 South Capitol Street. USCP say during the traffic stop, officers saw a bayonet and machete inside the truck, both of which are illegal in Washington, D.C. The driver, identified as 44-year-old Donald Craighead of Oceanside, told officers he was "on patrol" and began talking about white supremacist ideology and other rhetoric pertaining to white supremacy, the USCP news release said.
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