vandalism

  • cemetery vandalism Jan 24

    US Flags, Statues Vandalized at Stoughton Cemetery and Memorial Park

    A man is facing charges in connection with a vandalism spree this week that left American flags, statues and gravestones badly damaged at a cemetery and memorial park in Stoughton, Massachusetts. Photos shared by Stoughton police show a damaged statue at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery as well as American flags with circles cut out of them. Police said an off-duty officer…

  • white supremacy Jan 24

    Man Arrested for Putting Up White Supremacist Stickers in Brookline, Police Say

    A man was arrested for placing a white supremacist group’s stickers on public property in the city of Brookline, Massachusetts, this week, police there said. Twenty-two-year-old Noah William Bogosh, of Norwood, was smoking marijuana when he was arrested on two vandalism charges Tuesday in a Brookline park, according to Brookline police. They said Bogosh is responsible for placing at...

  • arrest Jan 21

    Woman Arrested in Violent Worcester Nursing Home Robbery

    A Massachusetts woman is facing several charges following what Worcester police say was a violent robbery at a nursing home and rehab facility. Several employees at Christopher House Nursing Home were seriously injured when a woman caught on surveillance video entered an office and took a purse. Since releasing the video last week, police were able to identify the suspect…

  • Confederate monument Dec 20, 2019

    Police: Stonewall Jackson Statue Vandalized in Virginia

    Police in Virginia say that two people have been arrested for allegedly vandalizing a Confederate monument in the city of Charlottesville. Charlottesville police spokesman Tyler Hawn said in an email that the arrests were made early Thursday morning at the statue of General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. Hawn did not release the individuals’ names but said more information will be released….

  • Beverly Hills Dec 19, 2019

    Suspect in Beverly Hills Synagogue Vandalism Is Arrested in Hawaii

    A Pennsylvania man accused in the recent vandalism of a Beverly Hills synagogue was arrested in Hawaii and is being charged being charged under a hate crime enhancement, NBC News reported Wednesday, citing police.

  • vandalism Dec 15, 2019

    Police Searching for Suspect in Beverly Hills Synagogue Vandalism

    Police are searching for a man after he allegedly vandalized a Beverly Hills Synagogue early Saturday morning. The man allegedly broke into the Nessah Synagogue where he overturned furniture, damaged relics and ransacked the inside. The synagogue’s main scrolls were not damaged during the vandalism, according to police. Police do not believe anything was stolen during the incident. Police...

  • Nov 13, 2019

    Tom Brady Statue Decapitated at Mass. Sports Bar, Owner Says

    A Massachusetts sports bar needs the public’s help identifying the man who allegedly pulled the head off a Tom Brady statue outside their establishment in Abington. A man was in D’Ann’s Sports & Entertainment Restaurant on Centre Avenue with a group of people on Nov. 1, according to the owner. When the group left, the man was seen on surveillance...

  • Oct 16, 2019

    Man Swings Bat at People in Suspected Car Breakin Spree

    Police are looking for a man who swung a bat at movie theater employees in Pelham, New Hampshire, in a vehicle-smashing break-in spree from Dracut, Massachusetts, to Salem, New Hampshire. Read More

  • Oct 16, 2019

    Man Swung Bat at People During Car-Smashing Spree, Police Say

    Car break-ins were reported along Route 38 from Lowell, Massachusetts, to Salem, New Hampshire, Tuesday night, and police think the same man is responsible. He got away after a bat-swinging encounter with movie theater employees and a massive police search in Pelham, New Hampshire — a town already reeling from a shooting at a wedding this weekend.

  • Oct 14, 2019

    Police Investigate Racist Vandalism in Cape Cod Town

    Police are investigating two recent incidents of white supremacist vandalism in a Massachusetts town. Falmouth police found two swastikas, a drawing of a male genitalia and several large circles on the dock at the Megansett Yacht Club on Oct. 6.

  • Sep 9, 2019

    Icons at Greek Orthodox Church in Lynn Vandalized Over Weekend

    Officials at a Greek Orthodox church in Lynn, Massachusetts, are expressing dismay at the vandalism of two icons over the weekend. Arthur Argeros, president of the St. George Greek Orthodox Church says icons of St. George and the Virgin Mary were found vandalized Saturday. They were spray painted with an upside down cross and the number “666.”

  • Jun 3, 2019

    Catholic Statue Smashed at Dorchester Church

    Someone smashed a statue of Jesus, busting it in half and breaking off its head, outside St. Mark Catholic Church in Dorchester.

  • Jun 3, 2019

    Catholic Statue Smashed at Dorchester Church

    Someone smashed a statue of Jesus, busting it in half and breaking off its head, outside St. Mark Catholic Church in Dorchester.

  • Mar 21, 2019

    Anti-Semitic Graffiti at Fall River Cemetery Worse Than First Thought

    Police now say 59 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts were defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti, about twice as many as initially thought. Fall River police said Thursday in a Facebook post that they came up with the higher number after a row-by-row inspection of Hebrew Cemetery. Of those 59, two had been knocked over. The stones were defaced with...

  • Mar 20, 2019

    ‘We Will Get Them’: Boston Authorities Investigating Vandalized Memorials

    The search is on for a vandal who defaced a World War II memorial with what is believed to be oil over the weekend in South Boston. State police received a call of the vandalism at about 11:30 a.m. on Monday and found an unknown substance splashed onto the memorial stones. Officials believe oil may have been poured over the...

  • Mar 19, 2019

    Police Searching for South Boston World War II Memorial Vandal

    The search is on for a vandal who defaced a World War II memorial with what is believed to be oil over the weekend in South Boston. State police received a call of the vandalism at about 11:30 a.m. on Monday and found an unknown substance splashed onto the memorial stones. Officials believe oil may have been poured over the...

  • Feb 8, 2019

    Man Pleads No Contest to Stalking Rihanna at Hollywood Home

    A man who authorities say broke into Rihanna’s Hollywood Hills home and spent 12 hours there when she was not home has pleaded no contest to stalking the singer.

  • Nov 19, 2018

    Brookline Police Look for Vandal

    The Brookline Police Department are looking to identify a young suspect who is believed to be responsible for spray painting tags. The young man in glasses appeared on surveillance footage tagging buildings around Oct, 20. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Officer Tim Stephenson (617) 730-2184 or e-mail tstephenson@brooklinema.gov.

  • Nov 2, 2018

    Boston Community Rallies for Inclusion After Racist Graffiti Discovered in Elementary School

    Parents and students showed support for their community on Friday after racist graffiti was found at a South Boston elementary school earlier this week. Hateful and violent messages were written on several areas of Joseph P. Tynan Elementary School on Wednesday. A custodial staff member discovered the vandalism, which is now under investigation by the Boston Police Department’s Civil Rights...

  • Nov 2, 2018

    More Racist Graffiti Found at Reading Memorial High School, Officials Condemn the Act

    School officials from Reading Memorial High School condemn the racist graffiti that has vandalized the campus this past week and are searching for the perpetrators. A teacher reported to school administration on Wednesday that the vandalism was written on a bathroom wall and another staff member found similar graffiti on a stairwell Thursday morning.

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