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White man arrested for setting fire to historic courthouse during protests over police killing of George Floyd

Wesley Somers was identified after authorities asked public for help finding suspects

6/2/2020 4:23:00 AM

White man arrested for setting fire to historic courthouse during protests over police killing of George Floyd

Wesley Somers was identified after authorities asked public for help finding suspects

page.The department has been using Twitter to update the community on the peaceful protests, that a minority of residents have used to cause destruction to property.Download the new Independent Premium appSharing the full story, not just the headlines

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“Wesley Somers was arrested at a home on Manzano Road in Madison. Assistance from the community helped lead to his identification,” the post read.“He will be booked into the Metro Jail shortly. The investigation into thearsonattack on the Historic Courthouse and other vandalism is continuing.”

The department confirmed that Mr Somers had been arrested “on charges of felony arson, vandalism, & disorderly conduct for setting fire to Nashville’s Historic Courthouse Saturday night.”During the protests on Saturday, a few people entered the courthouse and smashed windows, spray-painted graffiti on the walls and attempted to set fire to the building.

On Sunday, the authorities appealed to the public to help them find the suspects who attempted to set the courthouse on fire and caused damage to the property.“Nashville’s Historic Courthouse was the site of arson, burglary and vandalism Sat night. Tear gas was deployed to disperse the crowd. Do you know any of these 3 persons? Please call Crime Stoppers anonymously and receive a cash reward,” the post read.

With the public’s help, the department was able to locate Mr Somers, but they confirmed they are still looking for two more suspects.Daily coronavirus briefingNo hype, just the advice and analysis you need Read more: The Independent »

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Another false flag operation. We can see he's 'white'... why mention his 'colour'? Pushing some narrative? Let’s see if he gets trialed as a terroist, or is that just reserved for BAME protestors? Antifa he dont got a job ....if he had a job ....he would be at work 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

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