A local pastor's home was vandalized for the second time this year, shortly after the plan for a proposed Muslim community center was nixed at a special Zoning Board meeting earlier this week.
Joseph Basile, a pastor at Grace Bible Fellowship who has been an opponent of the Muslim community center, told The Jersey Journal that rocks had been thrown through his window sometime after the special Zoning Board meeting Monday night.
"The police are trying to determine when it occurred, but I'm not quite sure (exactly when)," he said.
Basile said the vandalism is likely due to his opposition to the center, which was voted down Monday night after a heated, five-hour meeting.
It is unclear if there are any cameras in the vicinity. Police could not be reached for comment.
This marks the second time Basile's house has been vandalized. In January, the pastor's house was vandalized with spray paint, as well as the road and snow nearby.
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