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UPDATE: DEMONSTRATOR ARRESTED FOR REMOVAL OF STATUE

Magistrate Issues $10K Unsecured Bond

Post Date:08/16/2017 7:57 AM
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DEMONSTRATOR ARRESTED FOR REMOVAL OF STATUE
Magistrate Issues $10K Unsecured Bond

UPDATE: The mug shot for Takiya Fatima Thompson is provided below. The magistrate has issued Thompson a $10,000 unsecured bond. Investigators continue to search for others involved the removal of a Confederate statue. Additional arrests are expected.

Durham, N.C. – The Durham County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in connection with the removal and vandalism of a Confederate statue. Deputies arrested Takiya Fatima Thompson (DOB 9/13/1994). The Sheriff's Office has met with the Durham County District Attorney's Office. Thompson is charged with the following misdemeanor and felony charges: 
  • 14-132  Disorderly conduct by injury to a statue (Class II Misdemeanor)
  • 14-127 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)
The Sheriff's Office is executing search warrants and additional arrests are expected.

 16AUG2017-1


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