As many as 15 residents in the neighborhood of Hilton and Nebraska southeast of Royal and Beltline woke up to find tagging containing racial slurs, profanities and other graphic content on their vehicles and homes this morning and reported it. The tagging appears to have occurred between yesterday evening, February 17, and this morning, February 18, at 4:58. Patrol has responded to take reports and investigate further.
It is the policy of the City of Eugene to commit all available resources to investigate all reports of hate, bias, harassment, and violence. These crimes and activities have no place in our community.
The suspects used spray paint to target garage doors and vehicles. If anyone has information regarding suspects in this case, they are asked to call 541.682.5111 and reference Case Number 15-2764.