According to police, three women were arrested after a severed pig head was left in a former California home of witnesses who testified in Derek Chauvin’s trial at the death of George Floyd.
A A group of people threw a pig’s head Police said they fled after splattering pig blood at Santa Rosa’s house on April 17.
According to police, the house was the former residence of Barry Brod, a former Santa Rosa police officer who testified in Chauvin’s defense. According to officials, Brod is no longer a resident of California and hasn’t lived there for years, so “it looks like the victim was accidentally targeted.”
The police said They arrested Rowan Dalby, 20; On May 11, Santa Rosa’s Kristen Aumoite, 34, and Amber Lucas, 35, were charged with conspiracy and felony and put in jail, according to police.
Police said the women were accused of splashing blood on a hand statue in front of Santa Rosa Plaza Mall and leaving a sign with the words “oinkoink” along with a picture of the pig.
Authorities said they believed more people were involved in the vandalism and were seeking help in identifying them.
Former Minneapolis police officer Chauvin was convicted in April of two murders, three murders, and two manslaughter charges.
Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died in police detention on May 25, and his death caused an avalanche of protests across the country. He died after a white Chauvin pushed his knees into Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes, without the intervention of three other police officers.
A 17-year-old bystander filmed the incident and heard Floyd saying, “Please, please, please, I can’t breathe.”
Brod testified as a professional witness in support of Chauvin, and he said, ” Objective rationality It follows Minneapolis police policy and current standards of law enforcement in its interactions with Mr. Floyd, “ABC News reported.
Other experts Chauvin’s actions testified that they were inconsistent with policies regarding the use of force and law enforcement standards.
Santa Rosa Police Chief Reiner Navarro In a statement after Brod’s testimony, he said, “comments do not reflect police values or beliefs.”