Deputies patrolling businesses near the border of Mission Viejo and Laguna Hills early Monday said they caught a man wearing a Donald Trump mask causing damage to at least one parked vehicle.
The officers were conducting checks in the Cabot-Vista Viejo area at around 4 a.m. when "they had to do a double take" after spotting somebody "resembling President Trump slashing tires and breaking the windshield of a parked vehicle," the Orange County Sheriff's Department said.
The person had a loaded handgun, body armor, an airsoft shotgun and a helmet, according to the Sheriff's Department. His car also had fake license plates and amber "takedown" lights attached to the windshield, the agency said.
The suspect, 56-year-old Rory Zimmerman, was safely arrested for a possible felony vandalism charge, the Sheriff's Department said. Bail was set at $100,000.
Zimmerman previously worked in the area, according to the businesses in the complex where he was arrested. At least two vans parked on Monday afternoon appeared to have their tires slashed.