Alabama man sentenced for synagogue graffiti

| January 23, 2011

MOBILE, Ala. – A south Alabama man has been sentenced to a year in prison after pleading guilty to spraying anti-Semitic graffiti on a Jewish synagogue.

The Justice Department announced Friday that 24-year-old Thomas Hayward Lewis admitted to violating federal civil rights law when he scrawled slurs on the Congregation Tree of Life Messianic Synagogue in Mobile in January 2009. Lewis also pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of an unregistered firearm.

 

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