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Hate Incidents

Incidents of apparent hate crimes and hate group activities listed here are drawn primarily from media sources. These incidents include only a fraction of the approximately 191,000 reported and unreported hate crimes that a 2005 government report estimated occur annually.

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Springfield, OR
Matthew Robert Dean Booster, 22, was charged with felony intimidation after he and three other white youths allegedly chased a biracial teen down with his truck while yelling racial slurs and threatening the youth. Two boys, 16 and 17, and a 17-year- old girl were charged with second- degree intimidation.
Legal Developments
06/01/2012
Springfield, OR
A 15-year-old biracial youth was allegedly chased by a truck occupied by four white people who yelled racial slurs and threatened him.
Intimidation
05/27/2012
Springfield, OR
Fliers from the United Northern and Southern Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were distributed in neighborhoods.
Leafletting
04/13/2012
Portland, OR
Paul Anthony Martinson, 39, faces charges of assault, intimidation and criminal mischief for allegedly using anti-gay slurs and assaulting a gay couple walking downtown.
Legal Developments
03/13/2012
Hillsboro, OR
A swastika was spray-painted on a family's truck and the letters `KKK` were spray-painted on the garage door of a nearby residence.
Vandalism
10/22/2011
Corvallis, OR
Two 16-year-old boys were charged with second-degree aggravated harassment for allegedly making anti-Semitic phone calls to a Jewish family.
Legal Developments
10/05/2011
Oak Grove, OR
A restaurant owned by a lesbian was vandalized.
Vandalism
09/30/2011
Portland, OR
A group assaulted two men after seeing them walking together holding hands.
Assault
05/21/2011
Portland, OR
Five people were arrested after attacking a gay man and using anti-gay slurs while beating him.
Assault
06/09/2010
Portland, OR
Flyers from the racist skinhead group Blood & Honour American Division were placed on lawns.
Leafletting
05/27/2010