NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - In March 2015, a 420-pound tombstone for real estate mogul and GOP presidential candidate was erected in Central Park.
The grave marker read: TRUMP, Donald J., 1946- , "Made America Hate Again." The message was a take on Trump's campaign slogan: "Make America Great Again."
While some people found the tombstone to be funny, police did not. They launched an investigation into who was responsible for the stone and if that person posed a threat to Trump.
During their search, police discovered it was made by Supreme Memorials on Fork Ave. in Brooklyn which lead them to the person responsible for placing it in the park.
“He said he has an art project to do. He didn’t get into the details," said co-owner Michael Cassara.
"We make it. He takes it. Then we see on the news it’s in Central Park," said co-owner Joseph Cassara.
Police discovered photos of the tombstone online before it was engraved and they matched the background in the photos to the Supreme Memorials store front.
On Monday, police reportedly visited the man, identified by the NY Times as Brian A. Whiteley, 33, of Brooklyn.
He was not charged with any wrongdoing.