Illinois Islamic Center Vandalized

April 28, 2003

Source: The Southern Illinois

On April 28, 2003 The Southern Illinois reported that "sometime late Sunday night or early Monday, vandals had sprayed messages in black paint on the pale yellow siding and light-colored doors of the... Islamic Center on Poplar Street... Police were contacted at 11:25 a.m. by a passerby who saw the damage. Construction workers nearby said the damage was evident when they arrived at work at around 6:30 a.m. Sgt. Mark Diedrick of the Carbondale Police Department said the graffiti was photographed, but no evidence was collected at the scene, nor are there any suspects."