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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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West Hartford, CT
Michael Germain, 68, was charged with hate crimes, breach of peace and threatening after he allegedly threatened to punch a Muslin woman because of her ethnicity.
Threat
09/14/2012
Monroe, CT
A group of four white teens in a car allegedly yelled racial slurs at a black man and threw a milkshake at him.
Harassment
08/01/2012
Danbury, CT
An anti-gay slur was written on a dry-erase board outside the dorm room of a West Connecticut State University student and a note with another anti-gay epithet was attached to her door.
Harassment
03/02/2012
Darien, CT
William Jennings, 47, was charged with assault, theft of services and intimidation based on race or bigotry after allegedly using racial slurs and threatening a cab driver during a dispute over a fare in December.
Legal Developments
02/28/2012
Hartford, CT
Donald Vaccaro, 49, was charged with a hate crime, threatening, breach of peace and other crimes after he allegedly used a racial epithet against a bouncer at an Oscars party.
Legal Developments
02/26/2012