More than 200 anti-Trump demonstrators have been charged with rioting over Inauguration Day protests

Peace and Freedom

  • A grand jury in Washington, DC, charged five individuals on Tuesday in connection to protests that broke out on Inauguration day
  • Another 209 defendants were indicted on rioting charges earlier this month
  • Police originally arrested 230 people and charged them with felony rioting
  • The US Attorney’s Office said three other cases were also dropped on Tuesday
  • Those indicted face up to ten years in prison and a fine up to $25,000

A total of 214 people have been indicted on felony rioting charges in connection to protests that broke out in downtown Washington, DC, on Inauguration day.

Police originally arrested 230 people and charged them with felony rioting after protesters smashed storefronts and bus stops, launched rocks at police and set fire to a limousine on January 20. Six police officers were…

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