posted October 3rd, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: David Ramadan
RAMADAN & PLOWMAN HOST TOWN-HALL MEETING TO ADDRESS HATE CRIMES
$21,000 now offered as a reward for information leading to an arrest
Dulles, VA | October 3rd, 2014 – Delegate David Ramadan (R-87th District) and Loudoun’s Commonwealth Attorney Jim Plowman, hosted an emergency town hall meeting on Friday night at Creighton’s Corner Elementary in Ashburn to address the ongoing vandalism incidents and anti-Hindu hate graffiti in the Brambleton area. Ramadan and Plowman, along with Sheriff Mike Chapman, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chairman Scott York, Vice Chairman Shawn Williams, Dulles Supervisor Matt Letourneau, Senator Jennifer Wexton (D – 33rd District), Delegate Barbara Comstock (R-34th District), Captain Eric Prugh with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Special Agent Michael McGarrity of the FBI, leaders from the Hindu and Telegu communities, leaders from the Rajdhani Mandir temple and other leaders from the Indian-American community, took questions from residents and updated the community on the extensive efforts taking place to resolve the issue. More than 150 citizens were in attendance.
The Brambleton Community Association recently announced that they were offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of those responsible. Loudoun County and several leaders of the Indian-American community stepped up at the meeting with an additional $20,000, bringing the total available reward to $21,000. …