MAYS LANDING, N.J. (WHDH) — Police have charged a New Jersey man accused of urinating on a memorial in honor of a 9-year-old boy who passed away from an inoperable brain tumor.
The Township of Hamilton Police Department launched an investigation after receiving information about a “disturbing video” that was posted on social media of a man urinating on the memorial for Christian Clopp, who died in 2012, police said.
Detectives identified the suspect as 23-year-old Bryan Bellace, from Egg Harbor City.
He was charged with lewdness, disorderly conduct, criminal mischief and having an open alcoholic beverage in a park.
The man who allegedly filmed the incident, 23-year-old Daniel Flippen, from Hammonton, was also charged with having an open alcoholic beverage in a park.
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