Charges Dropped For Trucker Who Drove Into Protesters

Law & Crime reports:

A truck driver who drove his rig through a large crowd of demonstrators protesting the death of George Floyd on a Minnesota highway last summer will no longer face criminal charges, provided he does not get into trouble with the law for the next year.

Bogdan Vechirko, 36, and prosecutors in Hennepin County reached a deal—called a continuance without prosecution agreement—under which the state will not move forward with the two charges brought against Vechirko in October 2020.

He was charged with one felony count of making threats of violence and with one count of criminal vehicular operation, which is a gross misdemeanor.

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