DA must reconsider Fairfax swastika decision
I am writing in regard to the article published Jan. 7 with the headline “Marin DA: No charges in Fairfax swastika case.” It describes Marin County District Attorney Lori Frugoli choosing to host a forum to “stop hate crimes and hateful behavior.”
As a Fairfax resident, I am crying foul. I demand Frugoli revisit the case. What more evidence do we need than watching him place the stickers?
Charge this individual with vandalism, trespassing and hate crimes. Let’s bring him to court, in front of a jury of his peers. We need these threatening hateful acts brought to the light of day where the criminal justice system goes beyond the idea that it merely “helped expose hate.”
When a vandal sprays graffiti on private property, the vandal is arrested, charged and fined. This act of placing swastikas with the text “we are everywhere” on private property is both vandalism and perhaps a hate crime. Frugoli does our Marin community…
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