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    A New York man is facing up to 10 years in prison for supplying glass bottles used in a Molotov cocktail attack on police during George Floyd protests in May. Timothy Amerman, a 29-year-old painter from Saugerties, New York, will appear in court in Albany on Monday accused of helping Samantha Shader on May 29. Shader, 27, was arrested days after allegedly throwing the bottle at an NYPD van, with four officers inside. The device did not explode and all...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have made another arrest in the Molotov cocktail attack on NYPD vehicles in Brooklyn. This screengrab allegedly shows Samantha Shader hurling a Molotov cocktail at an NYPD vehicle. (credit: U.S. Attorney’s Office) Authorities now say 29-year-old Timothy Amerman admitted to giving the flammable projectile to another suspect in the May 29 attack. RELATED STORY: 3 People Accused Of Throwing Molotov Cocktails At Police Appear In Court Samantha Shader, 27, is accused of throwing the Molotov...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- A man from Ulster County who prosecutors say provided the bottle used to make a Molotov cocktail which was then thrown at an NYPD van was arrested Friday.Timothy Amerman, 29, had an initial appearance Saturday in Albany and was detained.According to a criminal complaint, investigators searched Samantha Shaders vehicle and found a note addressed to her with Amermans fingerprint on it which read in part I found a few more glass bottles... Love, Tim.Shader, 27, is...
    NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities arrested a man Saturday they say supplied glass bottles to a woman charged with hurling a Molotov cocktail at an occupied New York City police vehicle during unrest after George Floyd’s death. In court papers, prosecutors said Tim Amerman admitted to law enforcement agents that he invited Samantha Shader to take bottles from his recycling bin as she headed to the protests on May 29, but didn’t think she’d be using them to create...
    The white Catskills woman who allegedly attacked the NYPD with a molotov cocktail during the height of the George Floyd protests in the city claimed three masked black people pressured her into the explosive act, according to new court documents. In a series of recorded video interviews, Samantha Shader, 27, admitted she threw the device, court papers say — but said she did so at the behest of a two black men and a black woman and that she...
    The white Catskills girl who allegedly attacked the NYPD with a molotov cocktail in the course of the top of the George Floyd protests within the metropolis claimed three masked black folks pressured her into the explosive act, in keeping with new court docket paperwork. In a collection of recorded video interviews, Samantha Shader, 27, admitted she threw the gadget, court docket papers say — however mentioned she did so on the behest of a two black males and...
    The white Catskills woman who allegedly attacked the NYPD with a molotov cocktail during the height of the George Floyd protests in the city claimed three masked black people pressured her into the explosive act, according to new court documents. In a series of recorded video interviews, Samantha Shader, 27, admitted she threw the device, court papers say — but said she did so at the behest of a two black men and a black woman and that she felt...
    When 27-year-old Samantha Shader was first arrested for allegedly throwing a Molotov cocktail at police, she told detectives that the supplies—including glass bottles—were given to her by a group of Black men and women, according to federal court records. But weeks later, on Friday, police arrested a white man who admitted to providing the materials, 29-year-old Timothy Amerman. According to court records and a Facebook page that appears to belong to Amerman, he works as a painter in Saugerties, New...
    A Catskills man has been arrested for providing supplies to a woman who attacked the NYPD with a Molotov cocktail during the height of the George Floyd protests, authorities said. Timothy Amerman, a 29-year-old painter from Saugerties, supplied fellow Catskills resident Samantha Shader — who allegedly threw the explosive at an occupied police vehicle — with paint cans, glass bottles, marijuana and gas money as she headed to New York City to “cause hell” on May 29, prosecutors said...
    A Catskills man has been arrested for offering provides to a girl who attacked the NYPD with a Molotov cocktail throughout the peak of the George Floyd protests, authorities stated. Timothy Amerman, a 29-year-old painter from Saugerties, equipped fellow Catskills resident Samantha Shader — who allegedly threw the explosive at an occupied police car — with paint cans, glass bottles, marijuana and fuel cash as she headed to New York Metropolis to “trigger hell” on Might 29, prosecutors stated...
    A Catskills man has been arrested for offering provides to a girl who attacked the NYPD with a Molotov cocktail throughout the peak of the George Floyd protests, authorities stated. Timothy Amerman, a 29-year-old painter from Saugerties, equipped fellow Catskills resident Samantha Shader — who allegedly threw the explosive at an occupied police car — with paint cans, glass bottles, marijuana and fuel cash as she headed to New York Metropolis to “trigger hell” on Might 29, prosecutors stated...
    A Catskills man has been arrested for providing supplies to a woman who attacked the NYPD with a Molotov cocktail during the height of the George Floyd protests, authorities said. Timothy Amerman, a 29-year-old painter from Saugerties, supplied fellow Catskills resident Samantha Shader — who allegedly threw the explosive at an occupied police vehicle — with paint cans, glass bottles, marijuana and gas money as she headed to New York City to “cause hell” on May 29, prosecutors said Saturday....
    A pair of attorneys who have been charged with throwing a molotov cocktail at a packed New York City Police Department (NYPD) vehicle during riots have been released on bail. Colinford Mattis, 32-years-old, and Urooj Rahman, 31-years-old, were released on bail in New York City this week thanks to a ruling by an appeals court. The pair were previously ordered back to jail last month while they await trial. Rahman, federal prosecutors allege, was recorded on surveillance footage throwing a...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Two attorneys charged with tossing a Molotov cocktail at an NYPD vehicle in Brooklyn during the height of the George Floyd protests have been released on bail to home confinement.An appeals court on Tuesday reversed a decision made on June 5 to revoke the bond of Urooj Rahman and Colinford Mattis.Prosecutors had argued the two suspects were a continued danger to society. Four officers escaped the police vehicle in Fort Greene after Rahman...
    A FEDERAL appeals court ruled that the two lawyers accused of hurling a Molotov cocktail into an empty NYPD vehicle can be released on bail pending their trial. Colinford Mattis, 32 and Urooj Rahman, 31, both came up with the $250,000 bonds needed to secure their release earlier this month, only for federal prosecutors to appeal the offer of bail leaving the pair locked inside the Metropolitan Detention Center. 3 Colinford Mattis, on the left and Urooj Rahman on the...
    The two Brooklyn lawyers charged with hurling a Molotov cocktail at a marked NYPD vehicle during the George Floyd protests may go free on bail as the case moves forward, a federal appeals panel affirmed Tuesday. Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman both came up with the $250,000 bonds needed to secure their release earlier this month, only for federal prosecutors to appeal the offer of bail, leaving the pair locked in a state of legal limbo — and the Metropolitan...
    The Brooklyn lawyer federally charged with tossing a Molotov cocktail into an empty NYPD vehicle during George Floyd protests in the Big Apple pleaded not guilty to all charges Monday. see also Judge compares bomb throwing lawyers to Weather Underground radicals A federal appeals court judge on Tuesday compared the two... Urooj Rahman, 31, who was previously ordered held at the Metropolitan Detention Center, entered the plea through her lawyer Paul Shechtman via a teleconference arraignment with Brooklyn...
    Shows coming back for another season Things never to do at the doctors office Was a Molotov cocktail thrown at BLM Plaza protests? The Metropolitan Police Department has opened the entirety of Black Lives Matter Plaza back up to protesters. People who visit the site will notice one big change: A fence now surrounds St. John’s Episcopal Church at the corner of 16th and H Streets NW. The parish is also now guarded by MPD officers and concrete barriers....
    The Brooklyn lawyer accused of tossing a Molotov cocktail at an empty NYPD van during protests pleaded not guilty to seven federal charges on Wednesday. Colinford Mattis entered the plea through his lawyer during a brief telephone conference. He is being held without bail at the Metropolitan Detention Center. “He is prepared to enter a plea of not guilty at this time, your honor,” Mattis’ lawyer Sabrina Shroff told Brooklyn federal court Magistrate Judge Cheryl Pollak. The 32-year-old New York...
    New York (CNN)On an early October evening in 2014, a group of New York University law school students gathered for a joint birthday party at (Le) Poisson Rouge, a popular bar and music venue a few blocks from campus.One of the birthday celebrants, Colinford Mattis, quickly hit it off with another guest, Urooj Rahman, who was studying law at Fordham. Both raised in Brooklyn, the two bonded over their professional interest in human rights and their engagement in local politics,...
    A Minnesota man was charged Tuesday with helping to stoke the fire at the Minneapolis Police Third Precinct during the protests and riots that occurred in the wake of George Floyd’s death, numerous sources reported. Dylan Shakespeare Robinson, 22, was arrested Sunday in the parking lot of a ski resort in Colorado and charged Tuesday with aiding and abetting the arson of the precinct, Reuters reported. He appeared in federal court by video to be informed of the charges. Dylan...
    A Florida man is facing federal weapons charges after police say they found a Molotov cocktail in his backpack during a police brutality protest in Jacksonville, the Associated Press reported. Ivan Jacob Zecher was charged Friday for possessing a firearm as a felon and possessing an unregistered firearm, according to the Associated Press. Zecher was also convicted of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in 2014. (RELATED: Minnesota Man Charged With Stoking Fire At Minneapolis’ Third Police Precinct During Riots)...
    A convicted felon has been charged by federal prosecutors with possessing a Molotov cocktail at a Florida George Floyd protest. The charges stem from Ivan Jacob Zecher’s arrest by Jacksonville police on May 31 after a peaceful protest in downtown Jacksonville turned violent, the Florida Times-Union reported Monday. He was charged Monday in federal court with possessing a firearm as a felon and possessing an unregistered firearm, Jacksonville U.S. Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez said. Zecher, 27, was accused of being part of a...
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is facing federal weapons charges after police reported finding a Molotov cocktail in his backpack during a protest against police brutality. Ivan Jacob Zecher, 27, was charged Friday with possessing a firearm as a convicted felon and unlawful possession of an unregistered firearm, according to a criminal complaint. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in federal prison on each count. During a May 31 protest in downtown Jacksonville that was...
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man is facing federal weapons charges after police reported finding a Molotov cocktail in his backpack during a protest against police brutality. Ivan Jacob Zecher, 27, was charged Friday with possessing a firearm as a convicted felon and unlawful possession of an unregistered firearm, according to a criminal complaint. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in federal prison on each count. During a May 31 protest in downtown Jacksonville that was...