Woman arrested in connection with defacing Columbus statue at San Jose City Hall

Sep 25, 2017 1040

BY: Ramona Giwargis

A 25-year-old woman was arrested Friday in connection with the vandalism of a controversial Christopher Columbus statue at City Hall, San Jose police confirmed on Sunday.

The suspect, Gina Darlene Gonzales, was arrested, issued a citation for vandalism and released at the scene, according to police Sgt. Enrique Garcia, a spokesman for the department. Officers found Gonzales at the Martin Luther King Library about 11:22 a.m. Friday after she was recognized by a City Hall security guard from a surveillance video of the vandalism on Thursday.

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SOURCE: http://www.mercurynews.com

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