Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Published 10: 49 p.m. ET Feb. 3, 2021 | Updated 10: 50 p.m. ET Feb. 3, 2021
Kenosha County prosecutors have asked that Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teen charged with fatally shooting two other folks and wounding a third during violent protests in August, be arrested and his $2 million bail be raised by $200,000.
An irregular entry in the docket of his case Monday appears to have brought on doubtlessly the most trendy licensed kerfuffle.
That entry notes the attention of Rittenhouse’s Jan. 5 arraignment turned into once mailed to his former address in Antioch, Illinois, nonetheless returned as undeliverable, and not using a forwarding address.
It had been widely reported since Rittenhouse’s lawyers posted his $2 million bail in November that he turned into once staying with his mother and sisters at one other location, also believed to be in northern Illinois. His then-attorney, John Pierce, acknowledged the family had been the discipline of death threats and had been staying at a “stable home” with inner most security.
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Rittenhouse regarded nearly at future court docket appearances with his Wisconsin attorney, Stamp Richards, from his office, including the Jan. 5 arraignment for which the clerk’s written glimpse turned into once returned.
The prosecution’s movement acknowledged Rittenhouse is in violation of his bail because of this of he didn’t change the Antioch address.
In a written response, Richards pointed out prosecutors knew bigger than two months ago Rittenhouse had modified location and agreed to the original $2 million bail quantity knowing he didn’t reside in Antioch.
Richards acknowledged he would be fully satisfied to give the think with Rittenhouse’s recent address, beneath seal. In late November, Assistant District Lawyer Thomas Binger had denied a protection demand to mask the address from public records, according to court docket documents.
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After the Jan. 5 arraignment, Rittenhouse, who had right turned 18, turned into once viewed at a Mount Enjoyable tavern with his mother, drinking beer and posing for photos with males while showing the “OK” signal, which is often connected to white supremacists.
That brought on prosecutors to ask the think to disclose Rittenhouse no longer to private or like alcohol or affiliate with any militia or hate teams. Richards, his attorney, did no longer object and acknowledged his client had no associations with or interest in such teams or future employ of alcohol.
In a sworn affidavit filed with Richards’ response to doubtlessly the most trendy narrate movement, Pierce acknowledged he coordinated Rittenhouse’s liberate from the Kenosha County Reformatory in advance with Sheriff David Beth, and other detention heart officials specifically told Pierce no longer to list Rittenhouse’s original address on bail documents.
Prosecutors have advised Rittenhouse is a higher flight risk for the reason that $2 million bail came from supporters — including MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell and actor Ricky Schroder — and no longer family, and these identical supporters for the duration of the nation might per chance per chance per chance inspire him mask or hover.
Rittenhouse has pleaded no longer responsible to seven prices, and his lawyers have acknowledged the shootings had been correct self-protection.
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