Minnesota Man Indicted In Connection With Fargo Unrest
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A Moorhead, Minnesota man has been charged in federal court in North Dakota in connection with a May demonstration that turned violent in downtown Fargo.
U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley says Jonathan Montanez has been indicted on one count of civil unrest. Montanez is accused of damaging a Fargo police vehicle while agitating a crowd on May 30.
What started out as a peaceful march through Fargo to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis turned ugly when protesters damaged buildings and vehicles in the city's downtown after a two-hour, face-to-face showdown with police.