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White Nationalist Christopher Cantwell Surrenders After Charlottesville Violence

Christopher Cantwell seen in a VICE News Tonight video of a Aug. 11 white jingoist impetus in Charlottesville, Va. On Wednesday, Cantwell incited himself in to military to face 3 transgression charges.

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Christopher Cantwell seen in a VICE News Tonight video of a Aug. 11 white jingoist impetus in Charlottesville, Va. On Wednesday, Cantwell incited himself in to military to face 3 transgression charges.

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Cantwell stays in control during a Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.

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Self-described white jingoist Christopher Cantwell, who became a open face of a now-infamous “Unite a Right” convene in Charlotteville, Va., was denied bond Thursday during a Albemarle County General District Court, pronounced University of Virginia Police.

Cantwell had incited himself in to a Lynchburg Police Department a day progressing and will sojourn in control during a Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail, pronounced UVA Police.

On Tuesday, military performed warrants for Cantwell’s detain on dual transgression depends of regulating rip gas and one transgression count of causing “malicious corporeal injury” with a antacid substance.

The warrants branch from Cantwell’s coming in an Aug. 11 torch-lit impetus opposite U.Va.’s campus a day before a convene that was nominally in antithesis to city skeleton to mislay a statue of Robert E. Lee. Marchers chanted “Jews will not reinstate us” and wound adult contrary with counterprotesters.

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On Tuesday, Cantwell, 36, told The Associated Press that he had pepper-sprayed a counterprotester, though that it was finished in self-defense, “because my usually other choice was knocking out his teeth.”

Cantwell was a theme of a widely-watched VICE News Tonight documentary of a rally. “I’m here to widespread ideas, talk, in a hopes that somebody some-more able will come along and do that, somebody like Donald Trump who does not give his daughter to a Jew,” he said.

Trump faced a extreme recoil himself when he seemed to proportion white jingoist demonstrators with counterprotesters following a violence.

On Saturday, a day after a campus march, a carnage worsened when white supremacists and counterprotesters clashed once again in downtown Charlottesville.

On Saturday afternoon, military say, James Alex Fields Jr. plowed his automobile into a organisation of counterprotesters, murdering 32-year-old Heather Heyer.

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“I consider it was some-more than justified,” Cantwell told a VICE publisher about a incident. “The volume of patience that a people showed out there, we consider was astounding.”

Cantwell of Keene, N.H., is seen display off an arsenal of weapons from his hotel room. “I consider that a lot some-more people are going to die before we’re finished here, frankly,” he said.

But some of that strut was blank when Cantwell posted a weeping video final week to his now-defunct YouTube channel.

In that video, he pronounced that he had listened about a aver out for his detain and while he did not wish to go to jail would spin himself in to police. “I’m armed. we do not wish assault with you. Alright? I’m terrified. I’m fearful you’re gonna kill me.”

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On his website, Cantwell describes himself as a writer, videographer and speak radio personality. But a Southern Poverty Law Center calls him “an anti-Semitic, Alt-Right startle jock and an unapologetic fascist.”

Cantwell’s subsequent justice coming is scheduled for Oct. 12.