Tucson Police: Arrest made in synagogue vandalism incident

Officials with the Tucson Police Department say they have arrested a man in connection with a vandalism incident at a synagogue in the Southern Arizona city.

According to a statement released by police officials on June 24, police arrested 30-year-old Nathan Beaver during the afternoon hours. He has since been booked into the Pima County Jail.

Investigators say officers were called to the Chabad on River Synagogue near Fort Lowell Road and Alvernon Way, on the morning of June 7.

"Upon arrival, officers located graffiti on the building in the form of a swastika and anti-Semitic slur," read a portion of the statement.

Beaver was eventually identified as the suspect following an investigation, police officials say.


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Nathan Beaver, arrested on June 24, 2021 in connection with a vandalism incident at a synagogue in Tucson, Arizona

Nathan Beaver (Courtesy: Tucson Police Department)

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