A man who called himself “Maserati Quattro” and appeared with a long rifle outside the Kinosha Courthouse on Wednesday fired a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Jesse T. Klein confirmed his identity to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Thursday.
In response to an inquiry from the Journal Sentinel, Ferguson Police Chief Frank McCall Jr. wrote in an email:
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Recently, Klein was seen outside the Kenosha Courthouse while a jury was deliberating in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. On Wednesday, when he appeared with a long rifle, Sheriff Kinosha’s agent asked him to put away the rifle, and he responded.
On Thursday he was seen holding a gun case. I couldn’t tell if it was empty. He also spoke from a loudspeaker and had a parade with his dog. He seemed to be in Kenosha to support the Rittenhouse.
According to media reports, Klein was arrested in Maplewood, a suburb of St. Louis, in August 2018. He allegedly tracked a woman who was in a romantic relationship with another man’s house.
KSDK.com reported on the invoice as follows: “Klein jumped out of his backyard and pointed his gun at him. When he refused to hear him, Klein stabbed him in his chest with the barrel of his gun.
“Then, Klein called the woman a’vulgar name’and drove away from her house,” the report said.
Klein, who was off duty at the time of the incident, was charged with stalking, illegal use of weapons, and assault.
January 2020, According to St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the price has been withdrawn.
The newspaper reported: “According to the office of St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesliebel, Judge Joseph L. Walsh III dismissed the case because a former male girlfriend and witnesses did not cooperate and did not appear in court hearings and testimony records. . “
The newspaper reported that Klein was “hired by Ferguson police in November 2015 and was a member of the Patrol K-9 division before being arrested.”
Ferguson was at the scene of anxiety in 2014 after a deadly shooting by police officers on Michael Brown.
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Journal Sentinel reporter Mary Spicuzza contributed to this article.
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