Man Sentenced for Boulder Hate Crime
June 17, 2011
Zachrey Harris will serve 20 days in jail and spend two years on probation for using racial slurs against a Nigerian student during an alcohol-fueled attack on University Hill last September, a Boulder district judge ruled Friday.
Harris, 23, was convicted in April of a single count of harassment, insults, taunts and ethnic intimidation. Prosecutors believe it was the first time in Colorado that someone was convicted of a bias-motivated crime based on words alone.
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