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Jay McMahon Offers Reward To Catch Plymouth Vandals

February 20, 2020

Jay McMahon, a Republican candidate for Massachusetts Senate, is offering a reward to help police catch vandals who defaced Plymouth Rock and other monuments in town this past weekend.

McMahon, who lives in Bourne, is running for the vacant Plymouth & Barnstable District of the state Senate, which includes the town of Plymouth.

On Tuesday, February 18, a post on McMahon’s campaign Facebook page appeared reading:

“Today State Senate Candidate Jay McMahon announced he is offering a $500 reward to anyone who helps police capture and prosecute those responsible for vandalizing Plymouth Rock, the Monument to the Forefathers, and other sacred historical sites. #mapoli.”

As New Boston Post reported on Tuesday, the vandals used red spray paint to put graffiti on Plymouth Rock, at least four Scallop Rolls, the Pilgrim Maiden Statue, a park bench, the Monument to the Forefathers and a walkway leading up to the monument.

By Monday afternoon this week, most of the graffiti had been power washed away.

McMahon was the Republican nominee for Massachusetts Attorney General in 2018.

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