Minneapolis Police Identify Man Suspected of Inciting Violence

Police allege ‘Umbrella Man’ is a known associate of white-supremacist prison gang Aryan Cowboys

Attorney General William Barr said authorities have made 51 arrests for federal crimes related to rioting and that all law-enforcement agencies have been deployed to quell violent activity. Photo: pool/Reuters (Originally Published June 4, 2020)

A judge has granted permission for Minneapolis police to search the phone records of a man they suspect of inciting a string of fires and looting that engulfed the city in the days following the May 25 killing of George Floyd.

According to an affidavit filed in the Fourth Judicial District court in Minnesota, the man—known as “Umbrella Man”...

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