Prosecutors are seeking to modify Kyle Rittenhouse’s bond agreement – Kishore accused of killing two people during protests last summer in Kenosha, Wisconsin – saying he was instigating signs of white power And were a proud “boys proud” bar.
On Wednesday, the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office filed a motion to ban Rittenhouse, who turned 18 earlier this month, for possessing or consuming alcohol in bars or restaurants, displaying signs of white power And known members of white supremacy groups were treated deceptively.
The Retainhouse of Antioch, Illinois, was released from the Kenosha County Jail in November on a $ 2 million bond, mostly raised by patrons through a legal defense fund. The terms of Rittenhouse’s bond currently do not prohibit him from entering a bar, drinking alcohol, or making contact with white supremacist militia groups such as the Proud Boys.
According to prosecutors, Rickethouse came to the spot with his mother on January 5 at a local bar in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. 5 – On the same day he pleaded not guilty to homicide charges and other offenses in the murder of two. Protesters and injuring each other.
In Pughi’s pub, Rittenhouse was seen wearing a T-shirt with the words “Free” as “OK”, flashing the “OK” sign – a gesture co-opted by known white supremacist groups Is, said the motion. . According to the motion, in his 90-minute trip to the bar, which was captured in security footage, the teenager was seen drinking alcohol by a group of adult men who sang the Proud Boys anthem.
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According to the motion, in the state of Illinois, where the Retainhouse resides, it is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to possess or consume alcohol in a public place. But in Wisconsin, people under the age of 21 can drink and drink if they are with a parent.
Rittenhouse’s lawyer did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Thursday.
Authorities say Rittenhouse traveled to Wisconsin to save a car dealership from being robbed when he opened fire on racial justice protesters who took to the streets after the August 23 shooting of Jacob Blake. Rittenhouse’s lawyers argued that the teen, who has been praised by right-wing commentators and viewed sympathetically by the Trump administration, acted in self-defense.
Rittenhouse allegedly killed 36-year-old Joseph Rosenbaum and 26-year-old Anthony Huber and injured a third man, Gage Grosskrutze, who had a handgun.
The court has not yet set a date for considering the request from prosecutors.
correction (January 14, 2021, 10:45 pm): A previous version of this article misquoted Rittenhouse’s age. It is 17, not 17.
Tim Steloh has contributed.