Kyle Rittonhouse’s bond deal was changed after prosecutors said he was flashing white signs while posing for photos at Wisconsin’s southeast bar, WTMJ, the NBC branch in Milwaukee said.
Rittenhouse, now 18 in the suburbs of Antioch, is accused of killing two people and injuring a third in riots following the police shooting of Jacob Blake last summer.
Rittenhouse was spotted drinking at a bar in the town of Mount Pleasant, about 25 miles south of Milwaukee, after pleading not guilty to murder and other charges in the Aug. 25 shooting.
The white house, which is white, is free with a $ 2 million bond. After his arrest on January 5, Rittenhouse, his mother and several other adults went to Pudgy̵
Prosecutors in Kenosha, Wisconsin are trying to modify Kyle Rittonhouse’s bond deal after saying the 18-year-old blinked white while posing for photos, drank several beers and was “heavily sucked” with the official song. The proud boys of the Wisconsin bar.
The bond agreement does not restrict Rittenhouse from entering a bar, drinking alcohol or associating with prominent members of white Suprematist groups.
A proposal filed earlier by prosecutors says five people at the tavern set Rittenhouse up with the song “Proud of Your Boy,” which became the anthem of the Proud Boys, a white Suprematist group whose members have been identified as involved in the attack. against the US Capitol on January 6.
“The accused’s continued relationship with members of a group that prides itself on violence and the use of their symbols raises significant opportunities for future harm. In addition, this association can serve to intimidate potential witnesses, “the proposal said.
The following details of the modified bond were published on January 22:
- Rittenhouse may not own or consume alcoholic beverages.
- Rittenhouse should not knowingly engage with persons or groups who are known to “hurt, threaten, harass or threaten others based on their race, religion, skin color, national origin or gender.”
- Rittenhouse cannot own a firearm.
Rittenhouse will return to court on March 10 for his final appearance in the pre-trial proceedings.
Mark Richards, the 18-year-old’s lawyer, said that Rittenhouse was defending himself when he killed Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and wounded Gage Grossroitz with an assault rifle. Rittenhouse told police he was guarding a private business during the protest tonight.
Mass riots in Kenosha occurred after Officer Rusten Shesky shot Blake on August 23 while reacting to domestic disturbance. Hundreds were arrested and many businesses destroyed. On January 5, a Wisconsin prosecutor refused to press charges against Shesky, concluding that he could not refute the police officer’s claim that he had acted in self-defense.