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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Manchester Township, NJ
A 16-year-old boy was charged with criminal mischief for allegedly spray- painting a racial epithet on a fence at a black fireman's residence.
"A swastika, the letters `KKK` and anti- Semitic remarks were spray-painted on cars in a neighborhood."
"Robert Gum and Deanna Scaglione were indicted on federal hate crime charges, including threatening, intimidating and interfering with a person because of his race after they allegedly screamed racial slurs and threw water bottles and eggs at an Alaskan native man in July."
Three men wore black masks and held Nazi flags at an outdoor Menorah lighting ceremony.
Horn Lake, MS
Graffiti with racial overtones was found on a wall of a girl's restroom in a high school.
Boca Raton, FL
A menorah on a car was egged.
"Derrick Donchak and Brandon Piekarsky were each indicted on a federal hate crime charge for allegedly beating to death a Latino man, Luis Ramirez, while shouting racial epithets at him. Shenandoah Police Chief Matthew Nestor, Lt. William Moyer and police officer Jason Hayes were charged with conspiring to obstruct justice during the investigation into the fatal beating of Ramirez. Moyer was also charged with witness and evidence tampering and lying to the FBI. Nestor and his second- in-command, Capt. Jamie Gennarini, were charged with multiple counts of extortion and civil rights violations."
Three juveniles were charged with malicious damage to property for spray painting racial slurs on a family's garage door.
A jury declared Naveed Haq guilty of murder in his second trial for the 2006 shooting spree at a Seattle Jewish center.
"Marcus Crimaldi, 23, was charged with a felony hate crime and two counts of aggravated battery for allegedly striking a gay man in the face with a metal object because of the man's sexual orientation."