US Christopher Cantwell denied bond on Charlottesville charges

04:40  01 september  2017
04:40  01 september  2017 Source:   New York Daily News

UVA Police Issue Warrants for White Nationalist Figure Cantwell

  UVA Police Issue Warrants for White Nationalist Figure Cantwell University of Virginia police said Tuesday it has issued warrants for Christopher Cantwell, a white nationalist figure, over a Charlottesville incident.The University of Virginia Police Department on Tuesday said it has obtained warrants against Christopher Cantwell, one of the people at a white nationalist/pro-Confederacy rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville last week.

Spidey Abby 🕷 @AbbyMoyer97 🔁 Update: Christopher Cantwell has turned himself In for # Charlottesville crimes refinery29.com. Mel Stanfill @melstanfill 🔁JUST IN: Christopher Cantwell denied bond on 3 felony charges stemming from Aug 11 torch-lit march at UVA.

Christopher Cantwell was reportedly wanted on three felony charges regarding the recent unrest in Charlottesville . Cantwell is reportedly being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail in Lynchburg without bond after turning himself in.

Christopher Cantwell was featured in a Vice documentary attending a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. - AP © Provided by New York Daily News Christopher Cantwell was featured in a Vice documentary attending a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. - AP A white supremacist made infamous at the Charlottesville “alt-right” rally has been denied bond by a Virginia court.

Christopher Cantwell, a New Hampshire-based “ethno state” supporter, faces charges of illegal use of a gas and malicious bodily injury after attending the chaotic Unite the Right event that turned deadly earlier this month.

The charges stem from the 36-year-old’s use of pepper spray on counter-protesters, which he says was in self-defense.

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Police say Cantwell used pepper spray against a counter-protester, a charge Cantwell has admitted to but claims he Cantwell went before a judge in Albemarle General District Court Thursday morning, and the judge denied bond . Alt-Right Charlottesville Christopher Cantwell White Supremacy.

Christopher Cantwell was denied bond Thursday and will remain in custody at the Albemarle- Charlottesville Regional Jail. Cantwell was wanted on three felony charges : Two counts of the illegal use of tear gas or other gases and one count of malicious bodily injury with a “caustic

He was granted a $25,000 bond on Thursday, though a judge reversed the decision and denied his potential release after prosecutors appealed, according to The Daily Progress.

Cantwell, heavily featured in a viral VICE documentary from Charlottesville, was given the internet nickname “the crying Nazi” after he posted a video of himself breaking down while discussing his potential arrest on the charges.

He told the Daily Beast from jail that he takes issue with the name and said “one minute I’m a f---ing white supremacist and the next minute I’m a f---ing crybaby”

“I’m a godd---n human being,” he said.

Cantwell was banned from sites including Facebook after the VICE film, where he said that he did not start fights but “we’ll f---ing kill these people if we have to.”

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