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Man found guilty of destroying Colossal Cupcakes during last year’s riots – Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio 2021-12-01 17:28:12 –

Cleveland (WJW) – A Cleveland man charged with destroying downtown business Last year’s riot Convicted by a federal jury on Wednesday.

Tandre Buchanan, Jr. Was convicted of interfering with commercial transactions through robbery and falsification of evidence.

Buchanan was one of the demonstrators gathered in downtown Cleveland May 30, 2020, George Floyd In the hands of Minneapolis police officers.

Investigators say Buchanan was in a group of protesters who rampaged and damaged dozens of businesses.One of the shops they targeted Huge cupcake Located on Euclid Avenue.

A video of a man in an orange sweatshirt using a chair to break a store window before it was looted and destroyed.

Employees retired to the back room for fear of their lives, the owner called 911 and told the coordinator, “They are in our store and just put them in the trash. Hurry up.” said.

After the riot, the FBI tried to identify the person responsible for the damage. The tipster immediately identified the man in an orange sweatshirt as Buchanan.

After Buchanan was arrested, the FBI confiscated his cell phone and agents found a text message he sent about stealing and selling some of the items plundered by various companies.

The jury pleaded guilty to Buchanan for tampering with the evidence after evidence showed that Buchanan had disposed of the bright orange clothing he wore in an attempt to hide his identity.

He will rule on March 23, 2022.

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