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Illinois man charged with handing out explosives to Minneapolis rioters

An Illinois man faces several federal charges after he allegedly handed out explosive devices to rioters in Minneapolis demonstrating against the killing of George Floyd.Officials charged Matthew Lee Rupert, 28, wi...

matthew lee rupert - The Hill
3:11pm PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Illinois man accused of passing out explosives at Minneapolis George Floyd protest

Federal prosecutors have arrested an Illinois man they say attended a George Floyd protest in Minneapolis and recorded himself handing out explosives and saying “we came to riot.”

matthew lee rupert - Fox News
9:58am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Over 7,200 people arrested this weekend, CBS News review finds

Charges included burglary, arson, aggravated assault, rioting, looting, defacing public property and violating curfew.

matthew lee rupert - CBS News
8:32am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Over 7,200 people arrested this weekend, CBS News review finds

Charges included burglary, arson, aggravated assault, rioting, looting, defacing public property and violating curfew.

matthew lee rupert - CBS News
5:19am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Over 7,200 people arrested this weekend, CBS News review finds

Charges included burglary, arson, aggravated assault, rioting, looting, defacing public property and violating curfew.

matthew lee rupert - CBS News
6:31pm PDT - June 1st, 2020

Charges: Illinois man went to Minneapolis to riot

An Illinois man who allegedly said he was traveling to Minneapolis to “riot” after the death of George Floyd has been charged with federal counts

matthew lee rupert - ABC News
4:09pm PDT - June 1st, 2020

Charges: Illinois man went to Minneapolis to riot

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Illinois man who allegedly traveled to Minneapolis to participate in riots after the death of George Floyd has been arrested and charged with federal counts, after prosecutors say videos posted to his Facebook page showed him…

matthew lee rupert - Associated Press
4:08pm PDT - June 1st, 2020

A White Man From Illinois Allegedly Brought Bombs to Start a Riot at the Minneapolis George Floyd Protest

The arrest offers some support to local officials' claims that outside agitators may be partially responsible for violence in Minneapolis.

matthew lee rupert - Vice News
3:16pm PDT - June 1st, 2020

Illinois man faces multiple federal charges stemming from violent acts in Minneapolis

Federal authorities have charged an Illinois man for civil disorder, carrying on a riot and possession of unregistered destructive devices associated with recent clashes between violent protesters and police in Minneapolis.

matthew lee rupert - CNN
3:15pm PDT - June 1st, 2020