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Man Who Allegedly Urinated On, Defaced Arlington Center’s Veterans Memorial Arrested on Warrant

The following information comes from the Arlington Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Edwin Argueta. Photo credit: Arlington Police Department
Edwin Argueta. Photo credit: Arlington Police Department

Edwin Argueta, the 59-year-old man who allegedly exposed himself in Arlington Center in November and then urinated on the Veterans Memorial near the Central Fire House, was arrested Thursday night on a warrant.

Argueta, of Florence Avenue, also pulled apart American flags at the memorial in November, according to police.

Argueta was arrested at his residence by Arlington officers and Immigration Customs Enforcement agents. His warrant had the following charges from the November incident: open and gross lewdness and malicious destruction of property under $250.

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Mark Kaepplein January 22, 2014 at 03:07 AM
No, more like anti-American, hence gets to return to the country where he has citizenship.
Stephen January 22, 2014 at 06:53 AM
Ignore RichH, Mark, he's just a troll looking for an emotional response and engaging in name calling. As someone who's father and four uncles are honored at that site, I do not view this petty criminal action as political in nature. The richHs in this town take every opportunity to turn every action into an inarticulate rant against political opponents.

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