A man accused of smashing windows at the Provo Utah Temple allegedly told police that if he was there, it was because Christ had sent him.

Weston Forrest Avery Huff, 30, of Orem, was booked into the Utah County Jail Tuesday for investigation of property damage.

Provo police responded to the temple, 2200 N. Temple Drive, about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday on a report that a man was using a hammer to smash windows by the entrance. Damage is estimated at between $1,500 and $1,800, according to a police booking affidavit.

The man was seen driving away in a red Subaru with gold trim. After reviewing surveillance video, officers obtained a partial license plate number and vehicle description and were able to come up with Huff as a possible suspect.

Officers went to Huff's residence and found his car in the parking lot with a hammer on the middle seat, the affidavit states. Huff was then taken into custody.

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"When asked if his vehicle was at the temple, he said something to the effect of: 'If it was, Christ told them to go there,'" according to the affidavit. Weston advised police that he did not wish to answer any more questions.

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