RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A protester at the Virginia Capitol has been arrested during a protest against Gov. Ralph Northam.
Capitol Police said 23-year-old Patrick Talamantes of Sacramento, California, was charged with vandalism and littering after he tossed a container of red dye in a Capitol fountain.READ MORE: Website To Order Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests Is Up And Running
Police said they stopped an unnamed woman who had a dye pack by another fountain, and she was issued a notice barring her from the Capitol for six months.READ MORE: Argument Preceded Shooting That Left Man, Woman Hurt In Elk Grove; Suspect Still Sought
Police said Talamantes and the woman were part of a small group of protesters who called on Northam to resign. Northam’s been under fire since a racist picture surfaced in his medical school yearbook.
Police said 45-year-old Michelle Sutherland of Florida was charged with indecent exposure in a separate protest related to the Equal Rights Amendment.MORE NEWS: Woodland Woman, 19, Reported Missing Found Dead In Crash Off I-80 In Natomas
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