In this Oct. 11 2015, frame from surveillance video provided by the Frederick Police Department, the bust honoring Supreme Court justice Roger Brooke Taney is vandalized outside City Hall in Frederick, Md. Taney, whose bust was found covered in a red paint-like substance, wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision affirming slavery. (Frederick Police Department via AP)
Vandals attack bust of Roger Taney in Frederick
By: Associated Press
October 14, 2015
frederick maryland Roger Taney 8:54 am Wed, October 14, 2015
Maryland Daily Record
FREDERICK, Md. — Police in Maryland say two suspects vandalized a bust of the Supreme Court justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision reaffirming slavery.
Officials with the Frederick Police Department released frames Tuesday from a surveillance video showing two suspects approaching the bust of Roger Brooke Taney outside City Hall. Police say the suspects were carrying a plastic bag with a paint can inside.
The bust was found Sunday morning covered in a red paint-like substance.