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Graffiti painted outside Swampscott Police Department

Graffiti reading "Free Shimmy" is painted on the street in front of the Swapscott Police Headquarters. (Julia Hopkins)
SWAMPSCOTT — Protesters in support of a Black Lives Matter activist who was arrested in December left graffiti outside the Swampscott Police Department this weekend.  The graffiti reads “Free Shimmy,” the nickname of Ernst Jean-Jacques, who is charged with assaulting 80-year-old Trump supporter Linda Greenberg at a counterprotest.  Since January, protesters have gathered outside the…

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