According to the New York Police Department’s Hate Crimes Division, Micah Beals (37), an American actor has been charged with second degree criminal mischief. He was arrested earlier in the month for allegedly vandalizing a George Floyd statue located in Union Square Park.

Floyd, 46, was an African American man who was shot and killed by Derek Chauvin, a white police officer. Chauvin was arrested for a counterfeit $20 bill and knelt down on Floyd’s neck and spine for 9 minutes 29 seconds. This sparked protests and led to the creation of the Black Lives Matter movement around the globe.

Beals is also known as Micah Femia on the stage. He is an American actor, composer, and musician from Grand Rapids.

Beals starred in Parks and Recreation’s 2009 episode as Len, a clubgoer. In 2004, he also starred as Len in CSI: NY.

Beals is also known for his role in Pop Star as Abraham, which starred alongside Christian Serratos and Rachele Brooke Smith.

Other credits include Don’t Think Twice and Lip Service.

Beals has appeared in many commercials throughout his career, including those for McDonald’s, Walmart, and Volkswagen.

On CCTV footage uploaded to the NYPD Hate Crimes account on October 4, 2021, you can see a white man riding a skateboard and throwing silver or grey paint at the bronze George Floyd statue.

Then he continues to skate around the statue, out of the park.

The offense was committed on October 3rd at 10:15 AM E.T. Union Square Park, NYC.

Original tweet by NYPD Hate Crimes Department. Updated Monday, October 25th with news that Beals was arrested and charged for second-degree criminal misconduct.

According to New York A second-degree charge of criminal mischief can lead to up to seven years imprisonment in a New York State jail. It is not known if Beals has entered plea.

A group of volunteers bought paint and other materials for the repair of the statue after it was vandalized. It was created by Chris Carnabuci in the #SeeInjustice exhibition at Union Square Park.

Carnabuci also made the busts for the late Rep. John Lewis, and Breonna Taylor. These are on display in Union Square Park as part Confront Art’s social-justice project. They were left unmolested.

Andrew Cohen, Confront Art’s co-founder, said to CNN that he helped design the statue. This is a great example of teamwork and community support.

This isn’t Beals’ first time in trouble with the law.

People reported that Beals was previously arrested in Washington D.C., according to Metropolitan Police Department data. This was for a curfew violation following the insurrection at America’s Capitol. has found that Beals was in trouble with the law from 2002, according to records. This includes multiple states such as Michigan, California, and Washington.