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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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Portland, OR
Flags with swastikas on them were attached to red balloons and let loose over neighborhoods.
Intimidation
02/26/2008
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
01/17/2008
Eugene, OR
Figures of the baby Jesus were stolen from two nativity scenes and severed pigs' heads were left in their places.
Vandalism
12/20/2007
Newport, OR
Robert Shea Grogan, 19, was charged with criminal mischief for allegedly writing white supremacist graffiti on several businesses.
Legal Developments
12/12/2007
Portland, OR
A swastika was found etched into the sidewalk in front of a market.
Vandalism
11/22/2007
Corvallis, OR
Racist graffiti was written on a rock at the entrance of a high school and on a fence next to the school's softball field.
Vandalism
11/12/2007
Concordia, OR
Anti-Semitic graffiti was scrawled on three businesses and two homes.
Vandalism
09/28/2007
Sisters, OR
Swastikas and a white supremacist slogan were spray-painted in the town.
Vandalism
08/27/2007
Medford, OR
Shaun Patrick Temple, 21, and Kevin Kaleb Temple, 24, were charged with harassment, disorderly conduct, assault and intimidation after they allegedly shouted racial slurs and attacked two black teenagers.
Assault
08/22/2007
Corvallis, OR
Jesse J. Mason, 24, pleaded guilty to two counts of intimidation in the second degree after spitting at two men he believed were of Middle Eastern descent and later arriving at their homes yelling slurs and throwing lawn furniture.
Legal Developments
08/12/2007