GRAND HAVEN, Mich.(WOOD) - The Grand Haven man who was accused of writing a racial slur on an apartment wall has been acquitted.
Kenneth Schmidt was found not guilty on two counts. The jury returned its verdict on Friday, after a one-day trial.
Schmidt was accused of writing the racial slur on the building where an African-American maintenance man was working. He was arrested back in May after someone reported the graffiti on the wall.
At the time, residents at the apartment complex told 24 Hour News 8 that Schmidt had a reputation for spouting racial slurs and threats.
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