A Virginia man accused of driving his truck into a horde of quiet dissenters in Henrico County north of Richmond on Sunday is “a conceded pioneer of the Ku Klux Klan and an advocate for Confederate belief system,” the Henrico Commonwealth’s Attorney said on Monday.
Shannon Taylor said in an explanation that her office was “exploring whether despise violations charges are suitable” for Harry Rogers, 36.
Rogers has been accused of endeavored pernicious injuring, purposeful property harm, and ambush, as indicated by prison records.
“The blamed was driving foolishly down Lakeside Avenue in the middle, drove up to nonconformists, fired up his motor, and crashed into the dissidents,” said Taylor, who added she had taken an interest in a different convention in Henrico County.
One individual was harmed and was looked at on the scene, as indicated by the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Rogers’ sweetheart told the Times-Dispatch that Rogers had gone to the dissent to look out for a Confederate sculpture and call the police if Black Lives Matter dissidents damaged it. He was ensuring her 14-year-old child when he did what he needed to do to escape from dissenters who had ventured into his truck and struck the kid, she said.
“He didn’t go there with fierce propensities,” she said.
Henrico Police Lt A.M. Robertson said-
“A few observers detailed that a vehicle fired up their motor and passed through the dissidents involving the roadway.”
Rogers showed up in court Monday when he was denied bond. Taylor told the court that Rogers had told police he was the leader of the KKK in Virginia and its most noteworthy positioning part not in prison, WTVR revealed.