Multiple locations, March 2017
Authorities investigated a series of break-ins in Alabama mosques and a potential link to a burglary in Virginia. The thief targeted donation boxes with cash in them in each case, and took an old Quran from one mosque where it was kept in a safe.
Birmingham and Huntsville, February 2017
Both mosques received threatening emails. The Birmingham Islamic Society received an email from someone threatening to hunt “Muzlims Mexicans Blacks” until they are “dead or gone.”