19-year-old man tried to burn down the house of some immigrants as revenge because they left garbage in his yard

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Jeremy M. Anderson, 19, confessed to Lancaster County prosecutors that threw two Molotov cocktails at the home of his immigrant neighbors because he was really angry that a couple of empty bottles had been left for him outside his house.

Although the events occurred in February 2021, it has been until now that the young Jeremy M. Anderson pleaded guilty to ethnic bullying, arson and trash scattering, was announced through a press release from the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office.

After admitting his mistake, Jeremy M. Anderson He was sentenced to 2 to 5 years in state prison.

This is how the facts happened

It was on Sunday, February 21, when the police received a call alerting about a possible fireWhen they arrived at the place, they pulled a couple of glass bottles with cloth inside and very close to the home of the Hispanic family in the 200 block of Mount Joy Street; all the bottles smelled of alcohol-based accelerator and appeared to have been lit.

A couple of videos of the neighbors of both the attacked and the aggressor were also added to the evidence, where Jeremy M. Anderson can be seen throwing various bottles at the immigrant family’s home, in addition to running away when one of them broke after he set it on fire.

Faced with the evidence, the young man accepted that he threw several bottles at his neighbors’ house because he was furious that they left several bottles in his garden and I wanted to retaliate against him.

Until now the Mexican family attacked by Jeremy M. Anderson has not come forward about.

This case of racial violence It is not the first to occur in the United States, it is known that hundreds of migrants suffer attacks every day.

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