CNA Staff, Jun 30, 2020 / 16:19 pm
A man has been arrested for allegedly tearing down a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of a county courthouse in northwest Montana.
The man, a 30-year-old Columbia Falls resident, allegedly wrapped a chain around the monument at the Flathead County courthouse grounds in Kalispell on June 27. He attached the chain to his truck, then pulled the monument into the street. He removed then chain, got into his truck, and left the area.
The Kalispell Police Department told NBC Montana that observers saw him and called police.
The accused man, Anthony Weimer, faces a felony charge of criminal mischief. Police said they did not know any motive for the action.