Suffolk County police are asking for the public’s help in finding whoever spray-painted five outdoor structures this year with the words “Trump Lies,” with the letter M altered to look like a swastika.
Anyone with information about the crimes is asked to call the Hate Crimes Unit at 800-220-8477. A cash reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest, police said.
The locations are:
- County Road 19 bridge overpass at the Long Island Expressway in Holtsville, reported on Jan. 1.
- Hawkins Avenue at the LIE overpass in Lake Ronkonkoma, reported on Jan. 2.
- The front wall of a building in the 80 block of Horseblock Road in Yaphank, reported on Jan. 18.
- Cement barrier on Horseblock Road at the Long Island Rail Road overpass in Medford, reported on Feb. 3
- A billboard sign on westbound Veterans Memorial Highway, 250 feet east of Locust Avenue in Ronkonkoma, reported on Feb. 27.