Madison, Wis. (AP) – A judge will hold a hearing next week to arrest or raise an 18-year-old man from Illinois accused of opening fire during a police brutality protest in Wisconsin as he allegedly updates him Failed to do. Address to the court.
Judge Bruce Schroeder scheduled a hearing on Friday for Kyle Rittenhouse, who was accused of the shooting Joseph Rosenboom, Anthony Huber, and Gage Grosskerutz, killing Rosenbaum and Huber during a protest in Kenosha in August and injuring Grosskreutz.
The demonstrations began when a white police officer shot a black man named Jacob Blake in the back. Rittenhouse, who was 17 at the time, was attacked by protesters and shot in self-defense.
Prosecutors alleged that Rittenhouse moved out of Antioch, Illinois, after he posted a $ 2 million cash bond he shared with his mother in November. And has not given the court its new address. He filed a motion this week Asked Schroeder to issue an arrest warrant for Rittenhouse and to increase his bond to $ 200,000.
Rittenhouse’s lawyers have assumed that after getting out of jail, Rittenhouse is receiving threats and has been transferred to an “unknown house”. He said in court filings that he offered to reveal the address if prosecutors would keep it secret, but Assistant District Attorney Thomas Binger denied that the address was public record.
He included an address in the filing with a request that Schroeder kept it sealed, but Binger replied that it was just a post office box and did not meet the bail conditions of the Retenhouse.
Rittenhouse, who is white, traveled to Kenosha on 25 November. A paramilitary group put out a call on social media to protect people amid the unrest. He faces several charges, including a suicide and being a minor in possession of a gun.
Supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement portray Rittenhouse as the trigger-happy white supremacist. The conservatives, troubled by the destruction of property during some protests against police brutality last summer, portrayed him as a patriot who exercised his right to bear arms and the $ 2 needed to get out of prison. Raised million Rittenhouse.
Rittenhouse fired Los Angeles lawyer John Pearce, who led the fundraising effort on Monday.
Pearce removed himself from the criminal case in December following prosecution charges, saying he had “significant financial difficulties” of his own and should not be allowed to raise money for the Retainhouse. He served as Rittenhouse’s attorney on civil matters, except for criminal cases to attorney Mark Richards.
Pierce confirmed that he and Rittenhouse parted ways, tweeting that he had struggled with his “every fiber” for Rittenhouse.
Rittenhouse supporters tweeted on their FreeKyleUSA account on Thursday that Rittenhouse fired Pierce on Monday and that they hired another Los Angeles lawyer, Robert Barnes.
Pierce tweeted that he had fought for Rittenhouse with “every fiber”. Barnes tweeted that he is “happy to join the #KyleRittenhouse team.”
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