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Police: Dearborn Heights man urinates on neighbor's home, makes racial comments, sexual gestures

Jason Sherman charged with ethnic intimidation, destruction of property

A Dearborn Heights man is charged with ethnic intimidation and malicious destruction of property. (WDIV)
A Dearborn Heights man is charged with ethnic intimidation and malicious destruction of property. (WDIV)

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. – A Dearborn Heights man has been accused of urinating on his neighbor's home, yelling racial comments and making sexual gestures during an ethnic intimidation incident, police said.

UPDATEMan charged in ethnic intimidation case in Dearborn Heights

Jason Glenn Sherman, 35, is charged with ethnic intimidation and malicious destruction of property. Police said he also destroyed landscaping at his neighbor's home.

"Wayne County is one of the most diverse counties in the United States and we should have zero tolerance for the actions of those who trample on the rights of its citizens," Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said. "The alleged actions of this defendant were vulgar and repulsive. We certainly will not and should not accept this type of behavior that emanates from hate."

Sherman was Tuesday at 20th District Court in Dearborn Heights. He is being held on $50,000 bail and cannot have contact with the victims or go to their street.

A probable cause hearing is scheduled for Oct. 17, and a preliminary examination is scheduled for Oct. 24.


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