KENOSHA – Kenosha County prosecutors are trying to resolve Kyle Rittenhouse’s binding agreement after they said the 18-year-old flashed white lights while photographing several beers and ‘loud’ with the official song of the Proud Boys at a Mount Pleasant bar
Rittenhouse, charged with shooting and killing two people and injuring a third during protests and unrest in Kenosha last summer, was released from the Kenosha County Jail with a $ 2 million bond, a loud bond deal. In its current state, it doesn’t restrict Rittenhouse from going to bars or drinking alcohol, as underage people are allowed to do in the Wisconsin parents̵7; company – and that doesn’t stop him from fraternity with known members of The group with the highest authority.
In a move to resolve Rittenhouse’s ties on Wednesday, the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office detailed a Jan. 5 visit to Rittenhouse’s Pudgy’s Pub with his mother, Rittenhouse stopped at a Mount Pleasant tavern shortly after pleading not guilty. On charges of murder related to the Kenosha shooting, Rittenhouse’s lawyer argued that he fired a rifle in self-defense.
Prosecutors are now asking for Rittenhouse’s bond to be replaced, including the following:
- It is forbidden to let the defendant possess or consume alcohol.
- It is forbidden to place the defendant in any establishment that serves alcohol.
- The defendant is prohibited from showing any signs, symbols or gestures of the “white power” or “white supremacy” to the public.
- The Defendant shall have no contact with known volunteer members or known members of any violent white power / anti-white group or organization, including but not limited to those identified as It’s the “Proud Boys” group
According to the Kenosha prospector, Rittenhouse, his mother, and several other adults soon arrived at Pudgy’s Pub on Washington Avenue, local law enforcement was notified about Rittenhouse’s presence there and The surveillance footage was later collected and still images of the bar visits. [Those photos are included in this article].
Rittenhouse was at the bar for about an hour and a half, prosecutors said. He is wearing a T-shirt that reads “Free as F ***”.
After arriving outside the bar, Rittenhouse took a picture with the two other men in his group. In these photos, Rittenhouse and others project the “OK” sign, which was co-opted into the “white power” mark by a group of white people.
After posing for a photo, Rittenhouse enters the bar and is served beer by the motion state bartender. He had eaten a total of three beers during his time at Pudgy’s.
Within minutes of entering the bar, Rittenhouse was “quietly loud” by the five adult men in his group with “Proud of Your Boy”, an obscure song written for the 1992 Disney film “Aladdin”. Which the prosecutor stated
The white supremacist group Proud Boys is named after the song, and the song is sung by members of the movement group.
Rittenhouse took several pictures with the men in the bar. In each photograph, Rittenhouse and others project the “OK” symbol used by the white supremacy, according to prosecutors.
“Then the defendant stayed with these ‘Proud Boys’ all the time he was in the bar.’
Movement to correct Rittenhouse’s bond
Prosecutors therefore argued in their movement that Rittenhouse should not be allowed to first possess or consume alcohol. They state that Rittenhouse was 17 when he was accused of shooting the three victims; He is now 18 and a native of Illinois. Such consumption can increase the likelihood of violent and criminal acts – combined with the fact that Rittenhouse is accused of the most serious felony in Wisconsin, they argue that it is a degree of intentional murder. first
Prosecutors also argued that Rittenhouse should be restricted from associating with known volunteer members or known members of violent, white powers or white supremacy. They argue that the group supports violence, is involved in protest and activism, and that its members have been arrested for crimes.
Prosecutors wrote: “The defendants’ continued association with members of the group who pride themselves on the violence and their use of their symbols poses a significant possibility of future harm. Threatening a potential witness who may be reluctant to Testify in this case for fear that the defendant’s party will harm them or their family. “
Rittenhouse will return to Kenosha County Courthouse on March 10 for his final pre-trial appearance.
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