2 Charged In Capitol Brawl At White Nationalist Rally

2 Charged In Capitol Brawl At White Nationalist Rally


INTO SIX ADDITIONAL CARS NEAR THARP ROAD. THE INVESTIGATION STILL ONGOING AND THE CONDITION OF THE VICTIMS ARE NOT RELEASED. ONE YEAR AFTER A VIOLENT BRAWL ERUPTED AT A NAZI RALLY, TWO PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED. THERE YOU GO, BOY. [BEEP] THE VIOLENCE STARTED WITH A PERMITTED PROTEST BY WHITE NATIONALIST GROUP WAS MET WITH COUNTER PROTESTERS. NEWS OF TODAY’S ARREST FALL SHORT OF THE 101 PEOPLE THE CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL RECOMMENDED BE CHARGED. THE SACRAMENTO COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE SAYS OTHER ARRESTS ARE EXPECTED HERE BUT BECAUSE SO MANY DEMONSTRATORS HAD THEIR FACES COVERED IT IS NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TO PROPERLY IDENTIFY EVERYONE RESPONSIBLE. YOU NEED TO GO, BOY. [BEEP] Reporter: IT HAS BEEN A YEAR SINCE A HEATED AND HOSTILE CROWD CLASHED OUTSIDE OF THE STATE CAPITOL. [BEEP] Reporter: 14 PEOPLE SUFFERED STAB WOUNDS, CUTS, BRUISES AFTER SELF-PROCLAIMED NEO-NAZIS AND GROUPS WENT HEAD- TO-HEAD. NOW, WILLIAM PLANER AND ANOTHER HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR THEIR ROLES. BOTH HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH PARTICIPATING IN A RIOT AND ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON. IT TOOK PROSECUTORS FIVE MONTHS TO REVIEW A 2,000 PAGE REPORT FROM THE CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL AND COUNTLESS HOURS OF RELATED VIDEO OF THE INCIDENT. IN THEIR REPORT CHP RECOMMENDED 68 FELONY CHARGES. 514 MISDEMEANORS, 85 COUNTS OF UNLAWFUL ASSEMBLY AND MORE. IN ALL THEY CALLED FOR 101 PEOPLE TO BE CHARGED. FOR PROSECUTORS, THEY MAINTAIN THEY COULD NOT LEARN THE IDENTITIES OF MANY OF THE PEOPLE COMMITTING THE MOST VIOLENT OFFENSES BECAUSE THEY WERE WEARING MASKS. THEY WILL NOT PURSUIT MANY OF THE MINOR CHARGES RECOMMENDED THEY EXPECT MORE ARRESTS ARE COMING.

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