Man charged with hate crime for anti-gay graffiti at UC Berkeley

The Oakland Tribune
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January 15, 2013

A 23-year-old Southern California man faces a felony hate crime charge after officers spotted him spray painting anti-gay graffiti on campus buildings over the weekend, UC Berkeley police said Tuesday. Anthony Garcia of Huntington Park was booked on a hate crime charge after officers caught him following a foot chase on Saturday night. During the chase, police said Garcia fell and cut his forehead. Garcia is not enrolled as a student at UC Berkeley, police said.