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August 17, 2017

Durham Confederate Statue Protesters to Hold Rally Before Turning Themselves in

Source: WFMY News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — A total of four people now face charges in connection with the toppling of a Confederate statue in front of the old Durham County courthouse Monday evening.

Three of the four are expected in court Thursday — Dante Emmanuel Strobino, 35, Ngoc Loan Tran, 24, and Peter Gilbert, 39, all of Durham.

Takiyah Thompson, 22, of Durham, was the first person charged in the incident. She had her first court appearance Wednesday morning.

Before Strobino, Tran and Gilbert appear before a judge, a group is expected to rally outside the courthouse to protest the charges.

Read more: http://www.wfmynews2.com/news/local/durham-confederate-statue-protesters-to-hold-rally-before-turning-themselves-in/465039797

more at link. on twitter i saw they are turning themselves in now, and there are quite a few of them.
August 16, 2017

Fourth person arrested after toppling of Durham County Confederate monument

Source: News and Observer

The Durham County Sheriff's Office arrested a fourth person in connection with activists who toppled a Confederate statue during a demonstration Monday night.

Deputies arrested Peter Gull Gilbert, 36, of Durham, Wednesday afternoon.

The Durham County Sheriff’s Office arrested Dante Emmanuel Strobino, 35, and Ngoc Loan Tran, 24. Wednesday morning when they were attending a court hearing for Takiyah Fatima Thompson, 22, who was arrested on the same charges Tuesday afternoon.

Their charges include:

▪ Disorderly conduct by injury to a statue (Class II misdemeanor).

▪ Damage to real property (statue as a fixture (Class I misdemeanor).

▪ 14-288.2(c) Participation in a riot with property damage in excess of $1,500 (Class H felony).

▪ 14-288.2(e) inciting others to riot where there is property damage in excess of $1,500 (Class F felony).

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/durham-county/article167478592.html#storylink=cpy

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/durham-county/article167478592.html#storylink=cpy

Read more: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/durham-county/article167478592.html

Posted per request. there is very little else at the link

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