Incident Summary:

05/26/2008: On Monday, at 2300, three assailants left an IED on a yard in Medford, Oregon, United States. The letters "KKK" and a cross were also burned into the grass. No casualties were reported. David Moss and Devin Klauseger were arrested and charged in connection with the attack.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred at a house on the corner of Benson and Prune streets in Medford, Oregon, United States.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description The yard of a civilian family
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Fire was used to burn the grass.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Ku Klux Klan (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 2
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Bill Jacobs, "Hate Crime Suspects Arraigned," KAJO,
NBC News, "Medford Police Continue Lawn "KKK" Fire," KOBI,