- Kenosha County prosecutors filed Wednesday to amend Kyle Rittenhouse’s bail conditions.
- The move comes after 18-year-old Rittenhouse was spotted at the bar after posting a $ 2 million bail in November.
- According to prosecutors, Rittenhouse is a sibling to members of the Proud Boys and shines with white power hands.
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Kyle Rittenhouse may not have broken his bail conditions when he was spotted at a bar with his mother. But that’s just the problem, according to prosecutors to fix his conditions of release.
After posting a $ 2 million bail in November, 18-year-old Rittenhouse was seen drinking at a bar in Wisconsin where it was legal to drink in his parents’ company, police say it was not a crime.
But Kenosha County prosecutors on Wednesday said Rittenhouse, charged with the murder of two people in the Black Lives Matter protest in Kenosha last August, was not only there with his mother. But there are also members of the Proud Boys, a radical group taking part. In the violence on the streets against racism activists, Milwaukee TV station TMJ4 reported.
Additionally, footage taken on a security camera at Pudgy’s Bar showed Rittenhouse flashing a “okay” hand sign favored by white supremacists.
That was not a violation of Rittenhouse’s bail conditions, but it should be, prosecutors argue.
In a motion received by TMJ4, the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office asked Rittenhouse to ban alcohol. (They say he has three beers at Pudgy’s); It is forbidden to display the “white power” badge in public and to contact with members of the white supremacy organization.
Rittenhouse is scheduled to appear in court on March 10, with a jury selection going from March 29.
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