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Four messages of hate: what was said

Here are the hate messages scrawled in black permanent marker on four Concord properties occupied by refugees. On Thursday morning, the Concord police announced that they had arrested and charged Raymond Stevens, 42, a tattoo artist, in connection with the incidents.

The punctuation and spelling are unchanged.

At 3 Perley St., Sept. 18, 2011:

“you are not welcome here. you lower the value and safety of our good town you are proven to be subhumans. go back to your war torn lands. leave our good People in peace. you bring death where ever your cursed People go. we are sick of Paying for your free ride.”

At 35 Downing St., on the same date:

“The subhumans in this house are enjoying a Free ride. you are Paying in many ways for them to live here. this is a ghetto waiting to happen. they live here Free of cost while you work hard to get by. the church is destroying our towns just to save a few doomed Africans. this is a bad Joke on us dont stand for this treatment our ancestors expected better for us and for New England. you Pay for this injustice.”

At 50 Perley St., also on the same date:

“you are not welcome here this town was a wonderful crime Free Place for hundreds of years. your subhuman culture has already brought many crimes linked to your mud People. we are sick of Paying for you to live here. go back to your hell and leave us alone…….”

At 28 Thompson St., Aug. 5, 2012:

“WE CANNOT COEXIST WITH THIRD WORLD SCUM. the Primitive beasts like those in this house are to blame for the CRIMES WE now SUFFER Love your legals, DePort the rest.”


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Monday, October 14, 2013

Updated 11:30 a.m. Stevens has refused bail and is scheduled to be arraigned at 2 p.m. at Concord’s district court, Lt. Tim O’Malley said in a statement this morning. He is currently being held at the Merrimack County jail. O’Malley called the arrest the result of a “multi-agency effort with vital assistance provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the …

Tattoo artist charged in Concord refugee graffiti incidents

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

It was an act that stunned a community and bedeviled a police force for more than two years: three homes in south Concord smeared in the night with racist, xenophobic messages for the refugee families living inside. Yesterday, however, the mystery of who authored those words may have been lifted with the arrest of a local man who authorities say …

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