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Dudley man charged in cross burning

Posted July 30, 2008

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— Wayne County authorities arrested a Dudley man Wednesday after a cross was burned in another man's yard.

Dixon R. Steward, 38, of 125 Timothy St., was charged with burning of a cross on another's property, which is a felony.

The FBI has been asked to investigate the case for possible civil rights violations.

Steward was initially arrested Tuesday on a charge that he violated a court order against having any contact with the victim of the cross burning, authorities said.

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  • iceprincess Jul 30, 2008

    That's just immature.

  • Mr. Keeping It Real Jul 30, 2008

    Oh GROW UP! We are past this already!

  • TStills Jul 30, 2008

    "Dixon!....phones for you....its the seventies calling and they want their stache back"

  • Wags Jul 30, 2008

    Here we go again.