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UPDATE: 'Merry Impeachmas' sign removed from Las Vegas yard after glitter bomb received

Sign stirs political tensions, rock-throwing incident
Posted: 9:15 PM, Dec 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-17 00:51:45-05
The lights and decorations are a sign of the holiday season but there is another sign that is turning heads in the southern edge of Las Vegas.
The lights and decorations are a sign of the holiday season but there is another sign that is turning heads in the southern edge of Las Vegas.
The lights and decorations are a sign of the holiday season but there is another sign that is turning heads in the southern edge of Las Vegas.
The lights and decorations are a sign of the holiday season but there is another sign that is turning heads in the southern edge of Las Vegas.
The lights and decorations are a sign of the holiday season but there is another sign that is turning heads in the southern edge of Las Vegas.
The lights and decorations are a sign of the holiday season but there is another sign that is turning heads in the southern edge of Las Vegas.
The lights and decorations are a sign of the holiday season but there is another sign that is turning heads in the southern edge of Las Vegas.
The lights and decorations are a sign of the holiday season but there is another sign that is turning heads in the southern edge of Las Vegas.
The lights and decorations are a sign of the holiday season but there is another sign that is turning heads in the southern edge of Las Vegas.
The lights and decorations are a sign of the holiday season but there is another sign that is turning heads in the southern edge of Las Vegas.
The lights and decorations are a sign of the holiday season but there is another sign that is turning heads in the southern edge of Las Vegas.

UPDATE DEC. 16: The owner of a controversial sign says she had to take it down on Saturday.

She says she believes the sign was the motivation behind a rock-throwing incident at her home on Friday and that people have reached out to her on social media saying, “she was asking for the stoning.”

She also received a glitter bomb in the mail, and says she reported it to police and plans to file a report with the USPS.

ORIGINAL STORY
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- The lights and decorations are a sign of the holiday season but there is another sign that is turning heads in the southern edge of the Las Vegas valley.

"Sadly, I wasn't shocked, I was upset," said Sam Krerowicz, who has a "Merry Impeachmas" sign in her front yard.

"I don't understand how anybody could think they have the right to do this," added Krerowicz in front of her broken front window.

The 4 foot by 8 foot sign is lighted for all to see in the Mountain's Edge community near Cactus Avenue and Rainbow Boulevard.

On Friday, Krerowicz believes the sign, referencing the on-going impeachment debate against President Donald Trump, was the motivation for someone to hurl a large rock into her front window causing it to shatter.

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"I get it, I get that right now, things are politically charged, especially right now but I can't imagine doing this to somebody else," explained Krerowicz.

"I didn't think anyone would be doing it to me," she added.

The rock-throwing damage is just latest in a series of vandalizing acts.

On Wednesday, Krerowicz said someone threw several eggs at her home.

On Thursday evening, the light illuminating the "Merry Impeachmas" sign was unplugged.

Then the rock-throwing incident on Friday which is believed to have occurred between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.

"While we use this as a spare room, this could've been a child's room and if a rock that size came through the window it could've killed somebody," said Krerowicz.

"All because you don't agree with the sign? That is so unacceptable," added Krerowicz.

Some in the neighborhood do not agree with the method or the message.

"As big of a Trump fan as I am, I'm not going to put a sign out in front of my house because it will attract people doing things to my house," said neighbor Lloyd Power.

Like many others, including Krerowicz, Power believes the vandalism is the work of some neighborhood teens, but no one knows for sure.

The one thing everyone can agree on, the sign has poked a political nerve.

"Put up a sign saying you're Bernie fan, or a sign saying you're a Trump fan that's fine," said Power.

"This is America, you get to do that but to throw up a sign like that to publicize your opinion, it just draws too much attention," added Power.

Krerowicz has incorporated poltical messages in her holiday decorations in the past.

In October, tombstones spelled out "IMPEACH" in her front yard for Halloween.

Krerowicz said two of the letters mysteriously disappeared.

There also appears to be a re-occurring theme for political unrest and property damage in Las Vegas.

In September, the Clark County GOP headquarters located near Decatur Boulevard and Alta Drive was vandalized when a front glass door was shattered.

Krerowicz is in the process of filing a police report and installing surveillance camera on her home.

Krerowicz is considering taking the sign down for safety.

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