OLNEY, Md. (AP) — A Montgomery County man has been convicted of desecrating an area synagogue with spray paint last year.
Ian Baron, 23, was found guilty Wednesday of four counts of vandalism and one count of defacing religious property.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
Authorities say anti-Semitic graffiti was spray-painted on the exterior walls, retaining walls, light posts and parking lot of B’Nai Shalom Synagogue in Olney in July.READ MORE: UMD Doctoral Candidate In Criminology Anat Kimchi Stabbed To Death In Chicago's Loop
Prosecutors say Baron will be sentenced on May 6. He faces more than six years in prison.MORE NEWS: Public Defender Calling For Ocean City Officers To Wear Body Cams Following Viral Boardwalk Arrest Video
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