Pablo Espinoza was arraigned today on charges of Malicious Destruction of Property.
Lansing police officers arrested the 58-year-old Lansing resident on suspicion of damaging a property Saturday morning.
The suspect in question allegedly damaged a building on the 400 block of E. Grand River by spray painting a swastika on the property.
LPD Detectives and Officers were conducting under cover surveillance on the property in question this morning based on previous incidents of a spray painted swastika.
Saturday’s incident documents four total police reports and at least six times of which a swastika was spray painted on the business.
The LPD is investigating the matter as a hate crime.
Earlier this month, Espinoza was charged with loitering in a student safety zone and wearing a mask to commit a crime
Next court date is a Pre-trial Conference, set for 6/3/13 at 1330 in front of Judge Cherry.