Shortly after allegedly throwing a burning Molotov cocktail into a New York police van filled with cops at a George Floyd protest, a white woman from upstate claimed that a trio of strange “blacks” forced her to do so, according to new court documents.
But the police-hate accused Samantha Shader, 27, of the Catskills, actually drove to Brooklyn with her sister in a car loaded with empty glass bottles, including the bottle of Bulleit whiskey he is accused of throwing to the truck on May 30. court documents allege.
Caught on tape, Shader admitted to throwing the Molotov cocktail, but claimed that “he was approached on the street and given ‘the bottle’ by a black man, who was in a group with another black man and a black woman,” according to the newspapers. say.
He even described the trio, saying the man who handed him the bottle was a “thicker guy” with hair in “skinny dreadlocks” of different colors, newspapers say.
The other man was smaller and wearing a hat, and the woman was slim with “poofy” hair in a ponytail, Shader allegedly claimed.
“Shader stated that the man who handed him the bottle told him that they were going to prove a point, and [Shader] He said he felt important the moment he took the bottle because he was the only white person in the area, “the newspapers say.
The dumped bottle broke the two rear windows of the parked truck, but it did not light up because Shader had used toilet paper instead of a rag-like fuse, prosecutors alleged.
Details of Shader’s alleged journey south in a car full of bottles and bad intentions were included in the indictment of his friend and newly accused accomplice, Tim Amerman, 29, a painter and guitarist.
“I found some more glass bottles than I thought I had, but not many yet,” the Saugerties man wrote to the Shader sisters in a note found in his car, the feds say in the unsealed complaint against him Saturday.
“I wish I had more,” he wrote. “BE SURE please. Really[.] Good luck, love Tim.
Amerman’s fingerprints are on the note, and he admits it was his, the feds say.
Both friends have posted memes and insults against the police on Facebook, the feds say.
Shader has published that “blacks should be allowed to burn the country they built for free.” On May 27, Amerman published “Riots do work” and called the police “Tax collectors with firearms.” Abusers. Assassins.
Then the night he allegedly dumped his whiskey bottle into the New York police van, he bragged to another Facebook user that he had contemplated joining a “trip to New York to get shameless.”
Instead, he “equipped others,” he allegedly wrote.
Amerman is being held in Albany until he can be brought to Brooklyn to face charges of conspiracy to commit civil disorder. His lawyer did not respond to a request for comment.
Shader faces life in prison for explosives and arson charges.