Virginia Man Accused of Inciting Violence at South Carolina Flag Protests -

The event has been promoted heavily as a KKK rally.

A Virginia man can be accused of traveling to always be able to South Carolina within a Confederate flag rally using the purpose involving inciting a new riot, in accordance with Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott.

Loughman reportedly returned to Virginia after the protests, simply to come again to Richland County one week later, where he has been arrested July 27.

During the particular incident Loughman dropped his cell phone, along with upon investigating the particular incident, he had been identified as among the particular suspects causing a disturbance.

A sheriff's deputy reportedly witnessed Loughman "willfully along with unlawfully yelling profanity in the crowds along with attempting for you to cost with visitors inside the roadways.".

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Stephen Loughman, 25, of Virginia, may be faced with breach involving peace in the program of protests away from South Carolina State Home within Columbia.

A Sheriff's office release alleges Loughman arrived at the rally "with your intent for you to instill violence as well as hate amongst the other attendees using the ultimate goal of enticing riots to break out."

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Sheriff Lott alleges that Loughman identifies having an anti-government group and it is zero rookie with journeying along using other states for you to trigger trouble.

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Lott claims Loughman traveled in order to South Carolina via Virginia particularly to become able to instigate violence in the July 18 protest more than the Confederate flag's removal from your State Residence grounds

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