- Kenosha County prosecutors filed a movement Wednesday in search of to change Kyle Rittenhouse’s bail situations.
- The transfer comes after Rittenhouse, 18, was noticed at a bar after posting $2 million bail in November.
- In response to prosecutors, Rittenhouse was fraternizing with members of the Proud Boys and flashed a white energy hand signal.
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Kyle Rittenhouse might not have damaged the situations of his bail when he was noticed at a bar along with his mom, however that is simply the issue, in accordance with prosecutors who’re in search of to change the situations of his launch.
After posting $2 million bail in November, Rittenhouse, 18, was seen ingesting at a bar in Wisconsin, the place it’s authorized to drink within the firm of 1’s mother and father. That, police mentioned, was not a criminal offense.
However Kenosha County prosecutors on Wednesday mentioned Rittenhouse — charged with killing two folks at a Black Lives Matter protest in Kenosha final August — wasn’t simply there with mother, however with members of the far-right Proud Boys, an extremist group that has engaged in avenue violence towards anti-racist activists, Milwaukee tv station TMJ4 reported.
Footage taken from safety cameras at Pudgy’s Bar additionally seems to indicate Rittenhouse flashing the “okay” hand signal favored by white supremacists.
That, additionally, shouldn’t be a violation of Rittenhouse’s bail situations. But it surely ought to be, prosecutors argue.
In a movement obtained by TMJ4, the Kenosha County District Legal professional’s Workplace asks that Rittenhouse be prohibited from ingesting alcohol (they are saying he had three beers at Pudgy’s); prohibited from public shows of “white energy” indicators; and prohibited from having any contact with members of white supremacist organizations.
Rittenhouse is because of seem in courtroom on March 10, with jury choice starting March 29.
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