GOOD NEWS: Leader of Mob that Toppled Statues Charged with Felony Inciting Riot

RALEIGH – He fought the law and the law one.

Conrad James, the 27 year old leader of woke Raleigh non-profit Living Ultraviolet, has been arrested and charged with a felony for inciting a riot for leading the mob in destroying Confederate statues on the grounds of the Old State Capitol building last Friday night.

That’s not all. According to reports, James was previously arrested by the Wake County Sheriffs Department on account of him renting a car from Enterprise…and never returning it. He told Enterprise he lost the keys in Alabama and could not return it; the police located the car in Cary.

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From ABC11:

“[…] According to State Capitol Police, Conrad James is charged with inciting a riot (felony), first-degree trespass and resisting an officer and injury to personal property, stemming from the protest Friday night in Raleigh and another incident Sunday night.

According to authorities, James jumped the fence around the Three Presidents monument in Union Square and refused to go back to the other side despite being told to do so several times.

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Once arrested, officers say James, who heads the activist group Living Ultra-Violet, began to resist and kicked at the officer and patrol vehicle, causing damage to it. The investigation later concluded James was also involved in the damage of the monuments at the Capitol on Friday night.

Two Confederate soldier statues were pulled down from a monument outside the Capitol and were dragged through the street. 

According to State Capitol Police, Conrad James is charged with inciting a riot (felony), first-degree trespass and resisting an officer and injury to personal property, stemming from the protest Friday night in Raleigh and another incident Sunday night.

According to authorities, James jumped the fence around the Three Presidents monument in Union Square and refused to go back to the other side despite being told to do so several times.

Once arrested, officers say James, who heads the activist group Living Ultra-Violet, began to resist and kicked at the officer and patrol vehicle, causing damage to it. The investigation later concluded James was also involved in the damage of the monuments at the Capitol on Friday night.

Two Confederate soldier statues were pulled down from a monument outside the Capitol and were dragged through the street. […]”

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