A California man has been charged with attempted arson for twice trying to torch a women’s Republican club in the Golden State, according to a report.
Carlos Espriu, 23, allegedly busted the windows at the East Valley Republican Women Federated office in La Quinta on May 31, then lit three Molotov cocktails to set the building on fire — and came back to try again when they didn’t spark a blaze, Fox News reported.
Espriu’s second attempt was caught on surveillance video which cops posted on a GoFundMe page that raised nearly $9,000 to repair the damage.
“The terrorizing goes on,” the page said. “Their headquarters have experienced increased hostility including: multiple harassing phone calls daily, eggs thrown at the windows, and drive-by shouting accompanied by obscene gestures.”
Just days before the incident, police said Espriu had posted on Twitter that, “I wanna go burn s—t n get hit with tear gas,” the outlet said.
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