"I think it's an immense disgrace, and to a person from our area who lawfully, and is, our current president," Irwin Adler of Scranton told PAhomepage.
"The word 'Covidiot' doesn't even begin to describe how inappropriate the actions of these wack jobs are," Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said.
"This is our community, and we will work tirelessly to protect it," Yale Police Chief Ronnell Higgins said in a message to community members.
A spokesperson for the NYPD told Newsweek that the department's Hate Crime Task Force is investigating the incident.
Officials believe that the perpetrator has been firing a slingshot at "potentially lethal [speeds],"
Viral videos on TikTok of students destroying school property and fighting each other have sparked copy-cat behavior as schools return to classrooms.
"As you can imagine, this is both gross (pandemic, restroom germs, etc.) and frustrating for our custodial crew," a Tennessee school principal said.
On Thursday mornings, some of the flags were found broken and strewn across the ground. Trash cans near the garden were found knocked over.
The alleged vandal reportedly used a kick scooter as his mode of transportation in the crimes and is facing 33 criminal charges in all.
While the incident has left authorities "appalled," they are "hopeful that this particular work can be restored."
Prior to Tuesday's incident, thieves broke store windows once in February and two more times in April.
A mural painted by Chardae Slater in Akron, Ohio, was defaced with a red nose spray painted on James' face.
Hagan Warner, 19, and Brandon Bochat, 20, are facing charges of felony vandalism and conspiracy to commit a felony.
Police are investigating the incident, where a man was caught on doorbell camera video smearing feces on the sign, as a possible hate crime.
"Several hundred" paintballs may have been fired at the historic cultural site, which contains images chiselled into rock, an official said.
Victor Buttermoore allegedly committed the crime because he was angry over the recent quitting of one of his former employees.
"Even police were saying this morning they've never had a case like this where someone came in and demolished a whole brand-new house," the property developer, Baljit Dheil, told The New Zealand Herald.
The woman caught vandalizing the monument swore at observers and expressed anger that it had replaced a statue honoring a white man.
The vandalism of an art installation at Tamalpais High School in California is being investigated by police.
"In the early morning hours of Memorial Day, my home, where I'm raising my two children, was vandalized with Antifa symbols and profanity," Mace wrote.
A swastika and an antisemitic message were found on the side of the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, Detectives are currently investigating as a hate crime.
"We are definitely concerned that there is a pattern of hate crimes against Catholics," Monsignor Anthony M. Hernandez of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn in New York City said after two instances of vandalism within three days.
The 25-year-old admitted to the crime and faces eight weeks of jail time. Her motive is still unknown.
Splattered pig's blood accompanied by a decapitated pig head were left on the former home of a man who testified as part of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin's defense during his trial for the killing of George Floyd.
Swastikas among other graffiti desecrated the Oregon Holocaust Memorial in Washington Park in Portland, Oregon.
Matthew McDonald had previously pleaded guilty to stalking another ex-girlfriend in 2019.
The discount store has been looted, vandalized and set on fire as Brooklyn Center sees a second night of rioting in the wake of the shooting death of Daunte Wright.
After his restaurant was the victim of vandalism, the owner chose to forgive the offender and extend an olive branch rather than turn him in to the police.
Security camera footage depicts the man, who allegedly also shouted racial slurs, smashing merchandise and appliances as bystanders react with alarm.
The graffiti appeared days after the restaurant's owner appeared on CNN to oppose Texas Governor Greg Abbott's decision to lift the state's mask mandate.