By: Daily Record Staff//July 8, 2020
By: Daily Record Staff//July 8, 2020//
Five people have been arrested on federal charges involving arson and assault during protests on May 30 in Rochester and Buffalo.
In Rochester, four individuals have been charged for their roles in connection with the burning of three government vehicles and a private mobile construction trailer.
In Buffalo, a fifth person has been charged with assaulting a federal officer during a protest outside of the Robert H. Jackson Federal Courthouse on Niagara Square.
According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the individuals charged include:
If convicted, Mcfadden, Ramos, Dreschsler, and Frasier are facing a mandatory minimum sentence of five years in prison and a maximum of 20 years, and a $250,000 fine.
Robinson is facing a maximum possible sentence of eight years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
The protests were in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.