The suspects, all of whom reside in Shirley, were charged Friday with criminal mischief to vehicles. They were released on bail and are awaiting arraignment.
One of the many defamatory messages read, "kill Obama," while others were crude sexual references.
The Nov. 12 incident in Mastic comes on the heels of another hate crime, just ten miles away in the Long Island town of Patchogue. There, an Ecuadorean immigrant was stabbed to death in a confrontation with seven teenagers.