Lake County Crime Stoppers offers reward for information after hate crime at Jewish cemetery in Waukegan

Police are investigating a hate crime at the Am Echod Jewish Cemetery, 3050 Grand Avenue in Waukegan, after swastikas were discovered painted on he...

November 25, 2022
5:04 AM

Police are investigating a hate crime at the Am Echod Jewish Cemetery, 3050 Grand Avenue in Waukegan, after swastikas were discovered painted on headstones Monday morning. | Photo: Google Street View The Lake County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information after a vandal or vandals spray-painted swastikas on more than a dozen headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Waukegan. The Waukegan Police Department responded around 8 a.m. Monday to Am Echod Jewish Cemetery, 3050 Grand Avenue in Waukegan, for a report of criminal damage to property.

Sam Borcia