FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 11, 2018
Kraig Troxell, Public Information Officer, 703-771-5278
Alex Kowalski, Public Information Officer, 703-777-0625
KKK Fliers are Located Across Loudoun Communities Loudoun County-
The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and the Leesburg Police Department (LPD) are working together to investigate the origins of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) recruitment fliers found by Loudoun residents this weekend.
Yesterday evening, Leesburg Police responded to couple reports of KKK material located in a plastic baggies at the bottom of driveways within the town limits.
Shortly after 9:38 a.m. this morning, the LCSO was notified that KKK propaganda fliers, two containing a CD, were located in driveways in the area of 39000 Block of Catoctin Ridge Street in Paeonian Springs.
At 10:56 a.m., residents notified the LCSO that more KKK propaganda fliers were located on various streets of the New Town Meadows community in the Town of Lovettsville. The fliers were located alongside driveways, near mailboxes and on sidewalks in the community.
All of the fliers were placed in plastic bags containing birdseed and there is no indication any of the households who received the fliers were targeted. Some fliers were similar to previously reported incidents during the weekend of January 13-15, 2018.
Anyone with any information regarding these cases or with possible surveillance video, are asked to contact Detective Joseph Hacay at 703-777-0475. You may also submit a tip through the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office app. The Loudoun Sheriff app is available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.