Brainerd Man Pleads Guilty In Precinct Fire At Floyd Protest
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Brainerd man has pleaded guilty for his role in helping to set fire to a Minneapolis police station during civil unrest in the days following the death of George Floyd.
A federal complaint accuses 23-year-old Dylan Shakespeare Robinson of lighting a Molotov cocktail that another person threw toward the Third Precinct headquarters on May 28.
Robinson and others allegedly tore down a fence that surrounded the building. Robinson pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of conspiracy to commit arson. Floyd, a Black man in handcuffs, died May 25 after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is white, knelt on his neck.
A Staples Man pleaded guilty last month to conspiracy to commit arson. He was the first person to enter a plea in the precinct fire.