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Man arrested for vandalizing Ga. Dept. of Public Safety Bldg. during last year’s protests | News – Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia 2021-03-02 10:05:00 –

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has announced that a man has been arrested in connection with destroying a building at Georgia Public Safety Headquarters.

The reported vandalism took place in July 2020 in the midst of a national protest following the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers.

A GBI spokesman said Andrew Carlyle, 29, from Atlanta, was arrested on February 25 for damaging GDPS headquarters and police cars.

“Carlyle was one of a group of individuals who threw stones and incendiary bombs through windows and spray graffiti during the incident,” GBI said.

Time of vandalismPolice said a large group had landed on a building armed with rocks, spray paint, fireworks, bricks and Molotov cocktails.

Carlyle faces one misdemeanor of riots and two felony of criminal interference with government property.

A GBI spokesperson called for the investigation to be active and ongoing, and anyone with information to call the GBI chipline at 1-800-597-TIPS (1-800-597-8477). Said that it has been.

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