Church Vandalism Declared “Hate Crime”


0  Updated at 1:07 pm, February 27th, 2014 By: Managing Editor
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(CHUBBUCK, ID) – The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information regarding vandalism at three churches in Chubbuck last November.  Investigators are now calling the vandalism a hate crime. On the night of Nov. 6 or early Nov. 7, someone spray painted angry messages on the walls of three LDS meetinghouses. Officials say that because the messages specifically targeted a religious group through an act of vandalism, they are prosecutable as a hate crime under federal law. Anyone with information about the case can contact the FBI’s Boise office at 208-344-7843.

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