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Two Berkeley Students Arrested For “F**K White People” And “Kill Cops” Graffiti

Two Berkeley Students Arrested For "F**K White People" And "Kill Cops" Graffiti
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Some leftist Berkeley students were finally slapped with the law this week after they wrote “f**k white people” and “kill cops” in graffiti.

Ismael Chamu and Peter Estrada were both arrested under the suspicion of “felony vandalism causing $400 or more in damage, the commission of a hate crime, hate crime enhancements and conspiracy.”

Check it out (per Daily Caller):

The development comes after a number of graffiti vandalism incidents were reported in the area, as well as several incidents of slashed tires.

Some graffiti read “F**k white people,” “Class war,” and “kill cops” with an anarchist symbol.

Another graffiti drawing said, “F**k liberal scum,” indicating an anarchist Antifa (antifascist) presence, as Antifa often target so-called “liberals” for not being radical enough.

Chamu was arrested another time not long ago and made headlines because he accused police of racially profiling him.

Chamu wrote a Facebook post that garnered attention from left-wing activists in early July. Chamu described being arrested and alleged it was an incident of racial profiling, saying, “I was kidnapped by armed agents. I was humiliated. I have been traumatized. I still feel shock and pain and anger. I am just glad to be free. At Least feel the illusion of freedom.”

“The Police racially profiled me for being Mexican. For looking like a ‘Burglar’ for appearing ‘Dangerous’,” he said.

Chamu conveniently omitted a few important details of his arrest, however (via Berkeleyside):

BPD Chief Andrew Greenwood said Chamu and a second person were stopped shortly after 3 a.m. Wednesday in the 2300 block of Warring Street because police were looking for suspects in a burglary that had just happened. They were detained “because they matched the broadcast description” from a “‘hot prowl’ burglary” — where victims are inside at the time of the crime.

According to Greenwood, an officer saw Chamu duck behind a vehicle when he saw police, and appeared to set something down. Greenwood said an officer recovered a knife under that vehicle during the investigation. According to a photograph of the knife provided by BPD, it was a 6-inch knife with a 2.5-inch blade. Police arrested Chamu on suspicion of possession of an illegal weapon, the spring-loaded folding knife, said Greenwood. The young man was not identified in a line-up as one of the burglary suspects.

Arreguin, on the other hand, has ties to the leftist group “By Any Means Necessary” (BAMN), a group that’s been involved in a number of violent protests.

Both men are being held on $85,000 bail.

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