A Montana man has been arrested after a Ten Commandments monument in Kalispell, Montana, was destroyed on Saturday.
Officers from the Kalispell Police Department arrested Anthony Weimer, 30, of Columbia Falls, Montana, according to KHQ-TV.
No reason was given for taking down the monument.
At about 3:45 p.m. Saturday, the Kalispell Police Department, Flathead County Sheriff’s Office and Montana Highway Patrol responded to a report that a man had gone onto the courthouse grounds and hooked a chain around the monument, later pulling it down, according to a police news release.
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The monument was dragged into the southbound lane of South Main Street, after which the man who moved it unhooked the chain and drove off, witnesses told police.