Portland Antifa 'Snack Van' owner accused by comrades of sexual 'predatory behavior'
A popular Portland Antifa activist known for distributing supplies and food at riots around the country is now being accused of “predatory behavior.”
Assistant U.S. Attorney Natalie Wight told a judge on Monday that Bantista was residing in a tent in Portland for three or four days and came to the city “to wreak havoc during these riots.”
A Portland man is accused by federal authorities of trying to set the Portland Police Bureau’s north precinct on fire at a violent Black Lives Matter-Antifa protest in June.
A Portland self-described “proud nonbinary queer” activist is facing charges for shining a high-powered green laser directly into the eyes of cops during a violent Black Lives Matter-Antifa riot in July.
Following the announcement of numerous federal arrests of accused rioters last week, three more Portlanders have been named and charged.
The US Attorney’s Office for the District of Oregon moved to prosecute a local man with felony civil disorder following an FBI investigation that found he allegedly assaulted Portland cops with bear mace during a riot.
A Portland-area trans person was federally charged with felony civil disorder after being arrested three times and released by local authorities at Antifa riots last month.