GLENELG, Md. (AP) — Two Maryland teenagers have pleaded guilty to writing racist and Nazi graffiti on their Glenelg high school over the summer.
The Baltimore Sun reports 19-year-olds Joshua Shaffer and Seth Taylor each pleaded guilty to a hate crime charge Thursday as part of a deal.
Prosecutors say Shaffer wrote racist graffiti targeting the Glenelg High School principal, who is black. Prosecutors called for Shaffer to serve 18 weekends at a detention center followed by supervised probation and community service, among other requirements.
Prosecutors say Taylor spray-painted “KKK” and swastikas around the school and recommended nine weekends at the center and other requirements similar to Shaffer.