Davis PD, Yolo DA and FBI Announce Arrest of Woman Who Vandalized Islamic Center of Davis

Hate crimes charges have been filed against Lauren Kirk-Coehlo

Press Release

(Woodland, CA) - February 14, 2017 - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, Davis Police Chief Darren Pytel and the FBI will hold a joint press conference today at the Davis Police Department to announce the arrest of 30-year-old Davis resident Lauren Kirk-Coehlo.

The complaint filed by the Yolo County District Attorney alleges that during the early morning hours of January 22, 2017, Kirk-Coehlo vandalized the Islamic Center of Davis. Video footage shows a female suspect smashing six window panes and placing something on the exterior door handle of the Islamic Center of Davis. It was later determined that strips of bacon were placed on the door handle. The suspect also destroyed two bicycles on the property.

Davis Police Chief Darren Pytel and the FBI will give a briefing on the investigation and arrest and District Attorney Jeff Reisig will discuss the charges and the prosecution of Kirk-Coehlo.