“‘NATO 3’ indicted in Chicago, their lawyers assail case against them” @ Chicago Sun-Times

Posted on June 12, 2012

Rummana Hussain — June 12, 2012: “The so-called “NATO 3” activists were indicted Tuesday on charges that accuse the out-of-state protesters of plotting to attack President Barack Obama’s Chicago campaign headquarters and Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s home with Molotov cocktails during the NATO Summit last month.

Brian Church, 20, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Jared Chase, 28, of Keene, N.H., and Brent Vincent Betterly, 24 of Oakland Park, Fla., appeared in Cook County criminal court in Chicago with chains on their legs and wearing yellow jail jumpsuits as their lawyers and a dozen supporters looked on.

The formal charges against them will be presented in court at their July 2 arraignments.

During Tuesday’s brief court hearing, Church’s lawyer asked prosecutors for a copy of the indictment, but he was refused……………………….”

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