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Oregon man sentenced to 37 months in prison for anti-LGBTQ+ crime spree

Posted on AllSides November 2nd, 2023
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — An Oregon man was sentenced to 37 months in prison on Nov. 2 for committing a series of crimes that targeted the LGBTQ+ community in Boise, Idaho in October of 2022. The U.S. Department of Justice said that 31-year-old Matthew Alan Lehigh’s crime spree began when he attacked a transgender employee at the Boise Public Library on Oct. 8, 2022. He then attempted to hit a library security guard with his car before fleeing the scene. “Lehigh approached a transgender library employee, called her a slur,...

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