54-year-old Deborah Bourdeau

Janesville Woman Charged with Hate Crime

A doll, hung in effigy with a noose around it's neck leads to hate crime charges for one Janesville woman.

According to a press release, the Janesville Police Department was dispatched to the report of a hate crime shortly after 7:00 pm last Thursday.

Investigation determined the 54-year-old Deborah Bourdeau hung an African American doll with a noose around it's neck from her porch, in an area easily viewed by the public.

Bourdeau was placed under arrest on suspicion of disorderly conduct committed as a hate crime.

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