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Suspect in Beverly Hills Synagogue Vandalism Case Arraigned

Posted Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 5:55 pm

By Ana Figueroa

Anton Nathaniel Redding, 24, the suspect in the vandalism that took place at Nessah Synagogue in Beverly Hills, was arraigned on Dec. 23 in Los Angeles Superior Court. Redding entered a “not guilty” plea to charges stemming from the Dec. 14 incident. Redding remains in custody, with bail set at $250,000.

Originally from Millersville, Pennsylvania, Redding was arrested last week after investigators tracked him to Hawaii. He was charged with Vandalism of a Religious Property and Commercial Burglary (594.3(a) and 459 of the California Penal Code). The criminal complaint against Redding also includes a penalty enhancement for a Hate Crime under 422.75(a) of the California Penal Code. If convicted as charged, Redding faces a possible maximum sentence of six years in state prison.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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