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Police arrest man for urinating on, damaging Williamsburg church’s statues

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Only god can judge him now.

Cops on Monday cuffed a guy for peeing on and breaking two statues outside a Williamsburg church on Dec. 2.

The 28-year-old Bushwick resident’s arrest came roughly a week after Borough President Adams promised to hand over hundreds of his own dollars to leaders of Our Lady of Consolation Roman Catholic Church, after the man allegedly urinated on two statues and knocked them to the ground inside the Metropolitan Avenue house of worship’s courtyard around 4 am on the first Sunday of Advent, the Catholic Church’s four-week season leading up to Christmas.

Surveillance footage captured the blasphemous act — the sixth time in nearly as many years that suspects vandalized the church between Berry Street and Bedford Avenue — and helped authorities ultimately locate and cuff their suspect, officials said.

Police slapped the guy with charges including damaging property, aggravated harassment, and urinating in public, for the incident, which they deemed a hate crime, according to authorities.

Reach reporter Julianne Cuba at (718) 260–4577 or by e-mail at jcuba@cnglocal.com. Follow her on Twitter @julcuba.
Posted 12:00 am, December 11, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

Name Names from Williamsburg says:
Time to start naming names and posting these cowards in the light of the public. I for one would like to know who would do such a thing. Perhaps shame would build character in this individual.
Dec. 11, 2018, 10:39 am
Bill from Greenpoint says:
God is spelled with a capital "G"
Dec. 11, 2018, 10:56 am
Tyler from pps says:
Sounds like the NYPD put more effort into this investigation than, well, most.
Dec. 11, 2018, 11:19 am
Tony V says:
The usual cowardice at the Brooklyn paper because the culprit has some connection to the newspaper or the police or local officials or a different religious leadership that can keep this hate criminal out of the news. If it had been a synagogue, . . .
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:13 pm
Mathematician from Brooklyn says:
Andrew Oshesky, 28, has been charged with two counts of criminal mischief as a hate crime, two counts of criminal mischief for property damage, aggravated harassment, and public urination.
Dec. 11, 2018, 5:14 pm
diehipster from Real Brooklyn says:
Good thing the cops found him first. I was hunting him with my Louisville Slugger for days. Ethan from Wisconsin got very very lucky.
Dec. 11, 2018, 7:02 pm
Lolololo says:
god is make believe and diehipster has peter pan syndrome.
Dec. 12, 2018, 6:51 am
Midge from Mill Basin says:
President Trump wants a golden shower from diehipster.
Dec. 12, 2018, 10:23 am
Lolololo says:
diehipster wants to be relevant again. That schmuck spent every fiber of his being on a passing fad. What a joke of a manboy.
Dec. 12, 2018, 11:31 pm

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