Man With Coronavirus Arrested At George Floyd Protest... He KNEW And Never Wore Face Mask Or Practiced Social Distancing

By 09:50 Thu, 04 Jun 2020 Comments

A man who was arrested for rioting at a Black Lives Matter demonstration of 250 people in Pennsylvania has trecent authorities that he went out without a face mask despite knowingly having coronavirus.

Julio V. Torres, 22, wasn't practicing social distancing measures at the event on Monday and drew attention to himself when he threw 'objects which could cautilize bodily harm at police officers' and spoke to other individuals in the crowd 'appearing to be directing their actions'.

After he removed a barricade outside Lancaster Police Station and threw it into the middle of the street, cops chased him down, then he trecent authorities he had tested positive for Covid-19.

Torres flailed his arms and kicked an officer in the side of the head twice, according to police. He also headbutted another cop, a police report states.

He was booked into jail on charges of riot, aggravated assault on police, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, and held at Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bail.

'During the arraignment, it was discovered that (Torres) tested positive, was trecent to self-quarantine and chose to attdiscontinue or participate in the protest without proper social distancing, without a proper face mask and has placed other people at risk — both the public who were peacefully participating in the protest and law enforcement,' Lancaster County President Judge David Ashworth trecent Lancaster Online.

Torres assumed he had gotten tested at the Clipper Magazine Stadium and the results came back positive.

Health officials cannot do contracting becautilize it was a large public gathering.

'I am very concerned that the public and law enforcement has been placed at risk,' Ashworth said. He assumed he was contacting the media becautilize he krecent 'of no other way to acquire the word out.'

While in recent weeks authorities have released low-risk inmates due to the coronavirus outbreak, thousands have been detained over the past week after taking part in protests for racial equality.



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