ADL Offers Reward for Information Leading to Arrest in Brentwood Hate Crime

BRENTWOOD, Calif., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The
Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for
information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators of a
racist hate crime.

On August 22, a home belonging to an African-American family in
Brentwood was ransacked and vandalized with racial epithets spray painted
throughout the house. The Brentwood police department is currently
investigating the matter along with state and federal law enforcement
agencies, who are categorizing this as a hate crime.

The Anti-Defamation League and the Brentwood Police Department are
seeking information about this crime. The distribution of ADL’s reward will
be handled by the Police Department which will evaluate the information it
receives and determine who will collect the $5,000 or a portion thereof.
“We want the people responsible for this vandalism to be caught, convicted
and punished, and we hope this reward helps law enforcement toward that
end,” said David Schneider, Assistant Director of the Anti-Defamation
League.

Anyone with any information regarding this crime should contact
Detective Kelly Couch at 925-634-6911.

The Anti-Defamation League, founded in 1913, is the world’s leading
organization fighting anti-Semitism through programs and services that
counteract hatred, prejudice and bigotry.