Seems like there is an epidemic of this sort of thing.
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - Two men seen on surveillance video spray-painting “KKK” on a car, appear to be black. A review by the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Determined that the incident did not warrant a bias incident investigation.
JAMAICA, NEW YORK - Shaan Farooqi, a 21-year-old City Tech student of Pakistani descent, lied to police when he said he was abducted and robbed in Queens by three masked men yelling racial slurs. Farooqi was not charged for filing a false police report.
PHOENIX, ARIZONA - Police arrested Darren William Beach Jr., 26, for setting fire to a community center for LGBT youth. Beach, a former member, became too old to participate in the program when he turned 25.
CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS - KKK recruitment fliers distributed throughout northwest neighborhoods in Illinois are fake, according to the Champaign Police Department. Investigators believe the hoax "aimed to excite fear and anger" towards the address printed on the fliers.
WEST CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA - Police arrested a 14-year-old black student at West Chester East High School for sending online death threats and racial slurs to black students. He was charged with harassment, cyberbullying, and terroristic threats, but not with a hate crime.
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO - A black student confessed to writing anti-black slurs in a dormitory at the U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School. The student left the academy, but a spokesman refused to say whether he had resigned or been expelled.
COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND - University of Maryland Police charged Terrell Demonte Alexander with malicious property destruction for vandalizing school property with a swastika. The 18-year-old black man is a former employee of the university.
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - An unidentified black man, seen on surveillance video, vandalized San Francisco BART stations with swastikas and racial slurs. Authorities believe he is behind a series of hate graffiti incidents that use similar images and words.
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - Authorities charged 48-year-old black man Nathaniel Nelson with arson after he spray-painted “KKK” and hate graffiti on church property and set an office chair on fire. The former church worker concocted the hoax to cover up having stolen money from the church to buy crack cocaine.
MANHATTAN, KANSAS - Dauntarius Williams, a 21-year-old black man, admitted to writing racial threats and graffiti on his own car. Photographs on social media showed the vehicle covered with anti-black slurs and messages that included "Go Home," "Date your Kind," and "Die!" Prosecutors refused to charge the local man with filing a false police report, saying that to do so "would not be in the best interests of the citizens who comprise the Manhattan community."
CHESTERFIELD, MISSOURI - A student at Parkway Central High School wrote "White Lives Matter" and “n**ger” on the mirror of a school bathroom. School officials reported that the student was “non-white,” but would not specify sex or ethnicity. The school said the student would be punished, but did not say how.
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH - Marquie Little, a sailor who claimed someone scrawled racial slurs on his bed aboard an aircraft carrier staged the incident himself. The 27-year-old man, still on active duty, was not charged with a crime.
KIPS BAY, NEW YORK - An unidentified black man, seen on surveillance video, spray-painted swastikas and male genitals on dozens of apartment doors. Police believe the culprit is behind at least four Manhattan-based hate-graffiti incidents.
A New York woman admitted she fabricated her story to police claiming a group of teens shouted “Trump 2016” at her and left the note “Go Home” after slashing her tires, police said.