Cantwell turns himself in to Lynchburg PD on CVille warrants
The University of Virginia Police Department announced late Wednesday night that white nationalist Chris Cantwell turned himself in to Lynchburg police on Wednesday afternoon.
Cantwell is being held in the Blue Ridge Regional Jail in Lynchburg pending transport to Charlottesville, according to a news release.
The UVa police announced on Tuesday that they had secured warrants for Cantwell’s arrest related to his actions on Grounds on the eve of the Aug. 12 Unite the Right rally.
Cantwell, who was slated to speak at the rally, was arrested on two counts of illegal use of tear gas and one count of malicious bodily injury, all felonies.
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