HEAT ALERT

Excessive heat warning in effect for parts of New Jersey through this evening.

Police seek vandals who defaced posters with hateful graffiti

<p>While many spent the day celebrating Easter Sunday, Newark police looked for the vandals who covered election posters with hateful graffiti Thursday evening.</p>

News 12 Staff

Apr 2, 2018, 2:39 AM

Updated 2,298 days ago

Share:

While many spent the day celebrating Easter Sunday, Newark police looked for the vandals who covered election posters with hateful graffiti Thursday evening. 
Officials say the vandals painted a blue swastika over the face of at-large Councilman Luis Quintana.  A picture of North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr.’s photo was also defaced.
The incident took place on the 400 block of Broadway in the North Ward, right down the block from Quintana’s office.
“We do have some evidence, so I pray that the police capture this person and bring him to justice,” said Newark Mayor Ras Baraka.

An image of a person believed to be connected to the incident was released.  Mayor Baraka told News 12 that it’s a matter of time before the vandals are off the streets. 
Anyone with information is asked to call to call Newark police.


More from News 12
1:19
NJ Transit riders face more rail disruptions — this time due to extreme heat

NJ Transit riders face more rail disruptions — this time due to extreme heat

2:35
HEAT ALERT: Excessive heat warning in effect for parts of the state through Wednesday evening

HEAT ALERT: Excessive heat warning in effect for parts of the state through Wednesday evening

1:21
NASA: Daytime fireball could be source of loud boom heard in New Jersey

NASA: Daytime fireball could be source of loud boom heard in New Jersey

1:11
Officials: 3 firefighters injured, dozens displaced by fire in Newark

Officials: 3 firefighters injured, dozens displaced by fire in Newark

0:20
Newark City Council President LaMonica McIver wins special primary for New Jersey US House seat

Newark City Council President LaMonica McIver wins special primary for New Jersey US House seat

3:29
Sen. Bob Menendez guilty of taking bribes in cash and gold and acting as Egypt's foreign agent

Sen. Bob Menendez guilty of taking bribes in cash and gold and acting as Egypt's foreign agent

0:39
Jersey Proud: Christian Brothers Academy graduate drafted by Milwaukee Brewers

Jersey Proud: Christian Brothers Academy graduate drafted by Milwaukee Brewers

Prosecutor: Authorities capture fugitive wanted in connection to Ocean County killing

Prosecutor: Authorities capture fugitive wanted in connection to Ocean County killing

2:09
Prosecutor: Infant dies after being left in hot car in Lakewood; father faces charges

Prosecutor: Infant dies after being left in hot car in Lakewood; father faces charges

0:27
New Jersey American Water lifts water restrictions for 40 towns in Monmouth, Ocean counties

New Jersey American Water lifts water restrictions for 40 towns in Monmouth, Ocean counties

2:04
Menendez conviction: Could recent Supreme Court rulings help Sen. Menendez with appeal?

Menendez conviction: Could recent Supreme Court rulings help Sen. Menendez with appeal?

2:02
‘Get rid of him.’ Union City residents call for Sen. Menendez to resign amid bribery conviction

‘Get rid of him.’ Union City residents call for Sen. Menendez to resign amid bribery conviction

3:41
Calls among politicians grow for Sen. Bob Menendez to resign following bribery conviction

Calls among politicians grow for Sen. Bob Menendez to resign following bribery conviction

0:32
Police: Pair of men accused of stealing packages from Wayne Township home

Police: Pair of men accused of stealing packages from Wayne Township home

0:37
Harmful algal bloom detected in pond at Franklin Township park

Harmful algal bloom detected in pond at Franklin Township park

1:49
Labor Department proposes new rule to protect outdoor workers from extreme heat

Labor Department proposes new rule to protect outdoor workers from extreme heat

1:51
How to protect your packages from porch pirates on Amazon Prime Day

How to protect your packages from porch pirates on Amazon Prime Day

0:37
Police: Man treads water for hours between New York City and Sandy Hook before being rescued

Police: Man treads water for hours between New York City and Sandy Hook before being rescued

0:23
Evan Gershkovich, reporter from NJ, scheduled to appear in Russian court for the 2nd hearing of spy charges

Evan Gershkovich, reporter from NJ, scheduled to appear in Russian court for the 2nd hearing of spy charges

2:22
Prosecutor: Manchester murder investigation leads to discovery bags of body parts

Prosecutor: Manchester murder investigation leads to discovery bags of body parts