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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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Eugene, OR
Three teens, one 15-year-old and two 13- year-olds, face felony vandalism charges for allegedly spray-painting graffiti that included anti-Semitic and racist epithets.
Vandalism
08/06/2008
McMinnville, OR
Swastikas and racist graffiti targeting blacks and Latinos were painted on three wine storage containers at a wine shop.
Vandalism
08/06/2008
Eugene, OR
Devin Klausegger, 28, and Gary David Moss, 37, were charged with conspiracy to commit a hate crime, interfering with the housing rights of another person and conspiring to interfere with human rights for allegedly burning the image of a cross and the letters "KKK" into a mixed-race couple's yard in May.
Legal Developments
07/15/2008
West Linn, OR
Graffiti, including a swastika, was scrawled on the walls of a high school.
Vandalism
05/26/2008
Eugene, OR
Graffiti that included slurs about race, religion, sexual orientation and naming specific employees was drawn on a middle school.
Vandalism
05/07/2008
Salem, OR
Swastikas were drawn on a Jewish temple.
Vandalism
04/09/2008
Portland, OR
Flags with swastikas on them were attached to red balloons and let loose over neighborhoods.
Intimidation
02/25/2008
Portland, OR
Mark Anthony Labonte, 34, was charged with accusations of assault, intimidation, menacing and harassment after he allegedly yelled racial slurs and punched a black man in a grocery store.
Assault
01/16/2008
Eugene, OR
Figures of the baby Jesus were stolen from two nativity scenes and severed pigs' heads were left in their places.
Vandalism
12/19/2007
Newport, OR
Robert Shea Grogan, 19, was charged with criminal mischief for allegedly writing white supremacist graffiti on several businesses.
Legal Developments
12/11/2007