34-year-old Shaquita Cornelius was charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and marijuana possession outside of the courthouse during the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse.
She is the self-proclaimed co-chairperson of Black Lives Matter in Lake County, Illinois.
The demonstration outside the courthouse turned violent as the jury reached a verdict.
Another perpetrator was also arrested outside the courthouse after the individual allegedly bodyslammed a reporter.
20-year-old Anthony Chacon was arrested for attacking a reporter while wearing a T-shirt with the words “F*** Kyle.”
He faces charges of battery, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest.
Chacon has a prior criminal record, according to Fox News, and faces additional charges of jumping bail.
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Evers said in a statement that he is hopeful the situation in the city remains peaceful, and he asked for the public’s assistance with that.
“We continue to be in close contact with our partners at the local level to ensure the state provides support and resources to help keep the Kenosha community and greater area safe,” he said.
“The Kenosha community has been strong, resilient, and has come together through incredibly difficult times these past two years, and that healing is still ongoing,” the governor added.
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“I urge folks who are otherwise not from the area to please respect the community by reconsidering any plans to travel there and encourage those who might choose to assemble and exercise their First Amendment rights to do so safely and peacefully.”