Portland man accused of civil disorder in injury to police officer, flag theft

A Portland man was hit with federal charges of civil disorder, accused of stealing an American flag and injuring a police officer during protests, the Justice Department said Wednesday. 

Jeffrey Richard Singer, 33, is charged in two separate indictments with theft of government property and civil disorder. He appeared in court Wednesday and pleaded not guilty.

Federal prosecutors said Singer was among hundreds of protesters near Portland City Hall on Oct. 4 when he charged at two officers with his shoulder lowered. 

He allegedly slammed into the officers, causing one to stagger backward and suffer hand injuries. He was arrested shortly after the incident. 

In a separate incident on Sept. 19, Singer is accused of stealing an American flag from the Gus Solomon Courthouse flagpole in downtown Portland. 

He was released from the Multnomah County jail Wednesday pending a two-day trial scheduled to begin Dec. 22. While awaiting trial, Singer must abide by a curfew from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. 

Singer also was arrested in February 2017 when he and about 40 others disrupted a city council meeting. They said they were trying to bring attention to police brutality and the city's lackluster efforts in helping homeless, KPTV-TV reported.

TAGS: Portland man accused of civil disorder in injury to police officer flag theft

22 Oct 2020 09:34   |    167

Source: www.foxnews.com

And if ye are in doubt as to what We have revealed from time to time to Our servant, then produce a Surah like thereunto; and call your witnesses or helpers (if there are any) besides Allah, if your (doubts) are true (The Cow   23 )


Cancer survivor, 7, donates socks to kids battling cancer: ‘Be confident. Don’t be scared’
California church stabbing suspect had been deported three times, officials say
John Yoo: Trump pardon of Flynn ends unjust prosecution of former national security adviser
Home nurse, 64, dies saving paraplegic patient from fire
Trump administration blocks controversial Alaska Pebble Mine project
New Jersey church and synagogue ask Supreme Court to lift COVID restrictions on gatherings
American Ex-soldier allegedly provided material support to Syrian-based terrorist
Michael Jordan gives $2M from ‘Last Dance’ to Feeding America
Brad Paisley on surging demand at food banks: ‘So far beyond what we expected’
Kentucky restaurant CEO donated $60K for employees amid indoor dining ban, says industry unfairly targeted
New Jersey Christmas mansion selling for $2.19M overflows with holiday decor
Denver mayor issues apology for traveling over Thanksgiving, ignoring his own warnings
Over 100 senior citizens in Delray Beach received free turkeys
Andrew McCarthy: Trump’s Flynn pardon justified — adviser should never have been investigated and prosecuted
New Jersey will require all police on patrol to wear body camera
Trump administration planning to ask US Congress to fund two Virginia-class attack submarines in 2021
Israel preparing for potential US military strike on Iran: Report
BLM raising $500K to back Ossoff, Warnock in Georgia Senate race
Asymptomatic Oklahoma health care workers with coronavirus infection can continue to work
Exploring the real history of Thanksgiving and why it resonates differently this year

Email subscription:

Related U.S. News