Two Men Have Been Arrested In Relation To Violence From Charlottesville Rally

One of the men arrested is suspected of being one of the men who beat DeAndre Harris.

August 27, 2017

After two weeks of social media campaigns calling for the arrest of the men who beat DeAndre Harris in a parking garage in Charlottesville during a white supremacy rally, police have sent out warrants for arrest for Daniel P. Borden, 18, and Alex Michael Ramos, 33.

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According to a report by The New York Times, Borden was arrested and is being held in Ohio at the Hamilton County Justice Center in Cincinnati. He is facing several charges, including a felony charge in relation to the assault.

Ramos has not yet been arrested.

The other man arrested was a member of the Klu Klux Klan and was videoed shooting at the feet of counter-protester Corey Long. The video can be seen below. Corey Long was the man in the now-infamous photograph standing next to an elderly man and using a bottle of aerosol spray turned fire spray to fend off white supremacists. According to the same Times report, Richard W. Preston, 52, was arrested and charging with discharging a firearm within a 1,000 feet of a school, which is a felony.

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