Donald Craighead of California was arrested outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters in the early hours of Monday morning after cops discovered a bayonet and machete in his truck.
According to a news release from USCP, investigators saw Craighead’s Dodge Dakota pickup truck about midnight, which had a photo of an American flag in place of a license plate and a swastika and other white supremacist insignia painted on it.
He is 44 years old.
Donald Craighead Was Arrested With Bayonet And Machete Full Details
Donald Craighead, who was armed with a bayonet and a machete, was apprehended near the Democratic National Committee offices in Washington, according to authorities.
He is a resident of Oceanside was arrested on charges of possessing illegal weapons, according to the United States Capitol Police.
Authorities claimed Craighead’s Dodge Dakota pickup vehicle, which was adorned with a swastika and other white supremacist symbols, was sighted near the DNC headquarters around midnight.
Officials stated the truck lacked a license plate and instead featured a picture of an American flag where the plate should have been.
The truck was stopped by Capitol Police in the 500 block of South Capitol Street, SW. According to nbcnews.com,In a statement, Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger stated, “This is good police work plain and simple,”
“We applaud the officers’ keen observation and the teamwork that resulted in this arrest.”
A Neo-Nazi named Donald Craighead, 44, from Oceanside, California has been arrested by Capitol Police for “patrolling” outside of the Democratic National Committee headquarters with multiple weapons, including a bayonet and a machete. His truck had a swastika painted on it. pic.twitter.com/bvaV5V5bYT
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