KOYLTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Authorities in Michigan's Thumb region are investigating a possible case of ethnic intimidation after stacked and taped-together cardboard boxes covered with the words "Trump" and "take back America" were left on a family's driveway.
The Tuscola County Sheriff's Office released the following info on their Facebook page:
Deputy Steve Roland is investigating an ethnic intimidation case stemming from an incident at a home on Smith Rd in Koylton Twp of Tuscola County. A person of Mexican decent lives there. When they awoke Saturday morning , November 12th, they found many box’s taped together blocking their driveway. The wording was about Donald Trump taking back America and Mexicans suck. They also found a doll made of balloons hanging nearby and vulgar graffiti spray painted on their driveway.
This is a crime. This sort of thing will not be tolerated.
If anyone has any information about this incident please call Deputy Roland at 989-673-8161 ex 4056.
One of the family members in the Koylton Township home is Hispanic.
Tuscola County sheriff's officials say the boxes were discovered Saturday and called the incident "a crime."
Trump campaigned against illegal immigration and proposed building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.
Numerous incidents of threats, intimidation and racially charged violence have been reported around the country following his victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton.