Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton on Tuesday charged the peaceful protesters seen painting over a city-approved Black Lives Matter street mural with a hate crime and is seeking to put them in prison for a year.
Becton’s office released the following statement:
Martinez, Calif. – Today, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charged Nichole Anderson (42-years old Martinez resident) and David Nelson (53-years-old Martinez resident) with three misdemeanor counts, including a hate crime, for their alleged actions on Saturday, July 4, when defendant Anderson covered up a Black Lives Matter mural with black paint. Nelson directly aided in the alleged criminal conduct. The incident was captured on video by witnesses.
If convicted, both defendants face up to a year in county jail…
Leftist are not being prosecuted for rioting, looting and toppling statues all over America but a pair of Trump supporters are being charged with a hate crime and face a year in prison for painting over divisive city-sanctioned graffiti.