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.

GTD ID:
200805260017

When:
2008-05-26

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Oregon

City:
Medford

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/Bombs/Dynamite 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
Sources
Bill Jacobs, "Hate Crime Suspects Arraigned," KAJO, http://www.kajo.com/news/local/stories.php?subaction=showfull&id=1212497252&archive=&start_from=&ucat=.
NBC News, "Medford Police Continue Lawn "KKK" Fire," KOBI, http://www.localnewscomesfirst.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1987&Itemid=2.