Donald Craighead is a44 year old man from Oceanside, California who was arrested by police at Democratic National Committee (DNC) Headquarters in Washington, DC. According to police, Craighead was armed with a bayonet and machete. Reports also indicate Craighead’s truck was adorned with Nazi swastikas.
Donald Craighead – DNC Machete, Bayonet Arrest Details
Capitol Police Pulled Over Truck With Swastika On Sunday Night. “Around midnight, a Special Operation Division Officer was on patrol when he noticed a Dodge Dakota pickup truck, with a swastika and other white supremacist symbols painted on it, outside of the DNC headquarters. The truck did not have a license plate. Instead, a picture of an American flag was placed where the license plate should have been. The Capitol Police officer pulled over the truck along the 500 block of South Capitol Street, SW.” [US Capitol Police]
Truck Had Bayonet, Machete Inside. “The officers noticed a bayonet and machete, which are illegal in Washington, D.C., inside the truck. The driver, 44-year-old Donald Craighead of Oceanside, California was arrested for Possession of Prohibited Weapons.” [US Capitol Police]
Police: Craighead Said He Was “On Patrol,” Talked About White Supremacy. “Craighead said he was “on patrol” and began talking about white supremacist ideology and other rhetoric pertaining to white supremacy.” [US Capitol Police]
Photos: Bayonet, Machete Reportedly In Donald Craighead’s Car:
— U.S. Capitol Police (@CapitolPolice) September 13, 2021