Suspect arrested for vandalizing downtown LGBTQ businesses

Lexington, Ky.–Two downtown Lexington gay bars were vandalized with hateful messages overnight, and a suspect is now in custody. William Floyde White, 51, is charged with 2nd Degree Criminal Mischief. White was allegedly observed by bouncers spray painting the messages on Crossings while it was still open. The Bar Complex was also vandalized, according to a Facebook post.

White is currently housed at the Fayette County Detention Center.

Slideshow photos by Ryan Doty (Facebook)