vandalism

  • Confederate monument Dec 20, 2019

    Police: Stonewall Jackson Statue Vandalized in Virginia

    Police in Virginia say that two people have been arrested for allegedly vandalizing a Confederate monument in the city of Charlottesville. Charlottesville police spokesman Tyler Hawn said in an email that the arrests were made early Thursday morning at the statue of General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. Hawn did not release the individuals’ names but said more information will be released….

  • Beverly Hills Dec 19, 2019

    Suspect in Beverly Hills Synagogue Vandalism Is Arrested in Hawaii

    A Pennsylvania man accused in the recent vandalism of a Beverly Hills synagogue was arrested in Hawaii and is being charged being charged under a hate crime enhancement, NBC News reported Wednesday, citing police.

  • vandalism Dec 15, 2019

    Police Searching for Suspect in Beverly Hills Synagogue Vandalism

    Police are searching for a man after he allegedly vandalized a Beverly Hills Synagogue early Saturday morning. The man allegedly broke into the Nessah Synagogue where he overturned furniture, damaged relics and ransacked the inside. The synagogue’s main scrolls were not damaged during the vandalism, according to police. Police do not believe anything was stolen during the incident. Police...

  • Nov 13, 2019

    Tom Brady Statue Decapitated at Mass. Sports Bar, Owner Says

    A Massachusetts sports bar needs the public’s help identifying the man who allegedly pulled the head off a Tom Brady statue outside their establishment in Abington. A man was in D’Ann’s Sports & Entertainment Restaurant on Centre Avenue with a group of people on Nov. 1, according to the owner. When the group left, the man was seen on surveillance...

  • Oct 24, 2019

    Photo of Suspect in Vt. Town Graffiti Spree Released by Police

    The person who police believe spray-painted eight different places in downtown St. Albans, Vermont, this month is seen in an image handed out by police Thursday. The St. Albans Police Department is asking the public to contact them if they have any information about the person pictured, who is scaling a fence in the image they shared.

  • Oct 16, 2019

    ‘It Hurts Morale:’ Graffiti Stings Vt. City With Newly-Remade Main Street

    A vandalism spree in a northwestern Vermont city has community members calling on their neighbors to step up and ensure better treatment of their prized downtown district. “It hurts morale,” Sgt. Paul Talley of the St. Albans Police Department said of a string of graffiti incidents detectives believe happened under the cloak of darkness over the weekend in several locations...

  • Oct 14, 2019

    Police Investigate Racist Vandalism in Cape Cod Town

    Police are investigating two recent incidents of white supremacist vandalism in a Massachusetts town. Falmouth police found two swastikas, a drawing of a male genitalia and several large circles on the dock at the Megansett Yacht Club on Oct. 6.

  • Oct 14, 2019

    Christopher Columbus Statue Vandalized in Providence, RI

    A statue of Christopher Columbus was found vandalized in Rhode Island Monday, the day many observe the holiday named for him. The statue in Elmwood was found with the word “genocide” painted on its base and a sign saying “Stop Celebrating Genocide” chained around it, WJAR reports. Photographs of the scene show bright, red paint splattered on the statue.

  • Sep 9, 2019

    Icons at Greek Orthodox Church in Lynn Vandalized Over Weekend

    Officials at a Greek Orthodox church in Lynn, Massachusetts, are expressing dismay at the vandalism of two icons over the weekend. Arthur Argeros, president of the St. George Greek Orthodox Church says icons of St. George and the Virgin Mary were found vandalized Saturday. They were spray painted with an upside down cross and the number “666.”

  • Jul 18, 2019

    Decades Later, Gay Bar Replaces Windows Smashed by Bigots

    A gay bar in Maine’s largest city has put up new front windows after 28 years of covering its smashed glass with plywood in the wake of homophobic vandalism.

  • Jun 3, 2019

    Catholic Statue Smashed at Dorchester Church

    Someone smashed a statue of Jesus, busting it in half and breaking off its head, outside St. Mark Catholic Church in Dorchester.

  • Jun 3, 2019

    Catholic Statue Smashed at Dorchester Church

    Someone smashed a statue of Jesus, busting it in half and breaking off its head, outside St. Mark Catholic Church in Dorchester.

  • Mar 21, 2019

    Anti-Semitic Graffiti at Fall River Cemetery Worse Than First Thought

    Police now say 59 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts were defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti, about twice as many as initially thought. Fall River police said Thursday in a Facebook post that they came up with the higher number after a row-by-row inspection of Hebrew Cemetery. Of those 59, two had been knocked over. The stones were defaced with...

  • Mar 20, 2019

    ‘We Will Get Them’: Boston Authorities Investigating Vandalized Memorials

    The search is on for a vandal who defaced a World War II memorial with what is believed to be oil over the weekend in South Boston. State police received a call of the vandalism at about 11:30 a.m. on Monday and found an unknown substance splashed onto the memorial stones. Officials believe oil may have been poured over the...

  • Mar 20, 2019

    ‘We Will Get Them’: Boston Authorities Investigating Vandalized Memorials

    The search is on for a vandal who defaced a World War II memorial with what is believed to be oil over the weekend in South Boston. State police received a call of the vandalism at about 11:30 a.m. on Monday and found an unknown substance splashed onto the memorial stones. Officials believe oil may have been poured over the...

  • Mar 20, 2019

    World War II Memorial Defacement Found on Day of Creator’s Death

    The vandalism of a World War II memorial in South Boston hits especially close to home for the family of one of monument’s creators. World War II veteran John Mullen, who helped to build the memorial in South Boston, died Monday, the same day its defacement was discovered.

  • Mar 19, 2019

    Police Searching for South Boston World War II Memorial Vandal

    The search is on for a vandal who defaced a World War II memorial with what is believed to be oil over the weekend in South Boston. State police received a call of the vandalism at about 11:30 a.m. on Monday and found an unknown substance splashed onto the memorial stones. Officials believe oil may have been poured over the...

  • Feb 8, 2019

    Man Pleads No Contest to Stalking Rihanna at Hollywood Home

    A man who authorities say broke into Rihanna’s Hollywood Hills home and spent 12 hours there when she was not home has pleaded no contest to stalking the singer.

  • Nov 19, 2018

    Brookline Police Look for Vandal

    The Brookline Police Department are looking to identify a young suspect who is believed to be responsible for spray painting tags. The young man in glasses appeared on surveillance footage tagging buildings around Oct, 20. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Officer Tim Stephenson (617) 730-2184 or e-mail tstephenson@brooklinema.gov.

  • Nov 2, 2018

    Community Rallies Against Racist Graffiti

    A community comes together after racist graffiti was found at a South Boston school.

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