Man Arrested For Shouting Anti-Semitic Threats At Father & Son In Miami Beach – CBS Miami
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man is in jail after Miami Beach police said he made anti-Semitic threats to people outside an ice cream parlor.
Police said Lamont Collins began yelling and threatening people in the Lincoln Road and Michigan Avenue area on Sunday.
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A tweet from the Anti-Defamation League of Florida said: “Appalled that a Jewish man and his son faced #antisemitic threats on the 4th night of Hanukkah in Miami Beach.”
Collins left before the police arrived, but was found and arrested a few hours later.
When the officers searched his backpack, they found two hunting knives.
Collins is charged with carrying a hidden weapon, misconduct and non-violent resistance to arrest.
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It is held on a $ 3,500 bond.
Prosecutors will review the case to see if it is also charged with a hate crime.
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