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White Supremacist with Bayonet and Machete Arrested Near DNC Headquarters

HeadlineSep 14, 2021

Back in the United States, Capitol Police arrested a man who parked near the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee in Washington, D.C., on Monday with a machete and bayonet in his pickup truck. Officers charged 44-year-old Donald Craighead of Oceanside, California, with possession of prohibited weapons. His truck was emblazoned with a swastika and other white supremacist symbols. The arrest came less than a month after Capitol Police arrested a North Carolina man outside the Library of Congress who claimed to have a bomb in his truck. Police are erecting a temporary fence around the Capitol ahead of a far-right, pro-Trump so-called Justice for J6 rally planned for Saturday.

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