Not only should such jackasses be charged with vandalism, but forced like this guy to undo what he did while others watch him…
(JTA) — The neighbor of a Staten Island family reportedly admitted he painted a swastika on their garage door, telling police he knew the family was Jewish “because of the way they spoke.”
James Rizzo, 37, was arrested Thursday and arraigned the following day in the vandalism earlier that week. He also painted the misspelled slur “Kyke” on the garage.
Rizzo, who lives several houses away from the Calabrese family, was seen on surveillance camera footage vandalizing the white door with black paint.
Prosecutors at his arraignment said Rizzo, who has a criminal record, admitted that he committed the crime, DNAinfo reported. He is charged with two counts of criminal mischief as a hate crime and aggravated harassment and is being held on $10,000 bail. Rizzo’s lawyer says he has mental health issues but refused a psychological examination.