Prosecutors say Kyle Rittenhouse violated situations of his $2 million bond by failing to tell the court docket of his present tackle.
KENOSHA, Wis. — An Illinois 18-year-old charged with killing two individuals throughout avenue protests in Kenosha final summer season faces a choose Thursday with prosecutors asking that he be re-arrested.
Prosecutors say Kyle Rittenhouse violated situations of his $2 million bond by failing to tell the court docket of his present tackle. They’ve requested Kenosha County Circuit Decide Bruce Schroeder to challenge an arrest warrant and hike Rittenhouse’s bond by $200,000.
Rittenhouse’s attorneys say threats have compelled him into hiding, and so they say they supplied to present prosecutors Rittenhouse’s present tackle if it stays underneath seal. Prosecutors have refused, saying the general public is entitled to know the place Rittenhouse is and that the protection hasn’t offered any proof of an instantaneous risk.
Rittenhouse got here to Kenosha in August from close by Antioch, Illinois, as a whole bunch of individuals had been protesting the police capturing that left Jacob Blake, a Black man, paralyzed. Prosecutors say Rittenhouse, who’s white and was 17 on the time, answered a militia group’s name on social media to guard Kenosha companies. He’s accused of killing Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and wounding Gaige Grosskreutz with an AR-15-style rifle the night time of Aug. 25.
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Rittenhouse has maintained he fired in self-defense, and a few conservatives have rallied to his aspect, portraying him as a patriot exercising his proper to bear arms. Supporters of the Black Lives Matter motion have painted Rittenhouse as a trigger-happy white supremacist.
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