CHAMPAIGN - The University of Illinois Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a vandalism incident that happened on August 19.
Police say they have arrested Max Kristy, 20, in connection with the damaging of a menorah at the Chabad Jewish Center. Authorities say the incident was recorded on surveillance video, during which a man pushes the menorah several times before it falls over.
The menorah was broken at its base, with damages estimated to be about $2,269. Kristy is facing a preliminary charge of criminal damage to property. He is due back in court on September 8.