May 13, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson Hate Crime-General

PORT ST. LUCIE, [FL]--A Florida man who claims to have a history of mental illness is accused of trying to burn down a convenience store whose owners are of Indian descent because he wanted to "run the Arabs out of our country," according to police. Richard Leslie Lloyd, 64, was arrested Friday for attempting to set fire to the Met Mart in Port St. Lucie, Florida, Sheriff Ken Mascara announced in a statement the same day. He was charged with first-degree arson and is being held on $30,000 bail, authorities said. Attorney information for Lloyd was not immediately known.¬†View More>>