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Ithaca man arrested on hate crime charges after incidents last fall

There’s been an update to the hate crime investigation that began in mid-October, according to the Ithaca Police Department.

Police say that on Thursday Anthony Dillon, 32, of Ithaca was arraigned in City Court on three separate counts of criminal mischief as a hate crime and one count of criminal mischief.

Dillon was charged for acts committed in October 2020, in which local businesses had their property damaged with anti-Semitic vandalism.

Dillon was arraigned and released. The charges will be answered at a later date.

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