DENTON (CBSDFW.COM) – The Denton County Sheriff’s Office has arrested the man who damaged nine American Flags at the Denton County Courthouse the day before 9/11.
Matthew Emerson Reynolds turned himself in.READ MORE: Truck Loses Control, Slams Into Royse City Police Officer Michael Baley While Helping Stranded Motorist
Surveillance video showed Reynolds ripping a flag out of the ground and throwing into a busy intersection on Elm Street.READ MORE: Customs Officers Seize Narcotics At Texas-Mexico Border Worth $1.8M+ Hidden In Tires, Ice Chests
On June 22, 1942, Congress passed a joint resolution, later amended on December 22, 1942, that encompassed what has come to be known as the U.S. Flag Code.
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The Denton County Sheriff’s Office said they wanted to thank the public for helping them identify Reynolds.