Carmel synagogue vandalism was supposed to be arson

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) -The spray-painted swastikas at a Carmel synagogue were Plan B. Federal prosecutors yesterday said 21-year-old Nolan Brewer originally planned to set the synagogue on fire last year. A judge yesterday sentenced Brewer to three years in prison.

The FBI says Brewer and his underage wife planned a larger attack, but Brewer said his wife got ‘spooked’ at the last minute so they settled for the vandalism.

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