4 charged in protests after canceled Trump rally at UIC

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CHICAGO  –  Prosecutors charged three Chicago men and a Michigan woman who were involved in protests outside Friday’s canceled rally for Republican Presidential front runner Donald Trump.

Thousands of protesters gathered outside and inside the University of Illinois at Chicago Pavilion Friday night.   Several people were arrested after clashes with police officers in the streets outside the Pavilion.

The event drew thousands of protesters who gathered outside and inside the pavilion.  At least three people, including two police officers, received minor injuries.

Sergio Giraldo, 23, of the 1900 block of West Argyle Street, was charged with two felony counts of aggravated battery to a peace officer, a felony count of resisting and obstructing a peace officer and two misdemeanor counts of resisting a peace officer.

Sohaan Goss, 21, of the 10600 block of South Langley Avenue, was charged with a felony count of aggravated battery to a peace officer and five misdemeanor counts of resisting and obstructing a peace officer.

Timothy Bradford, 32, of the 100 block of West Adams Street, was charged with two misdemeanor counts of resisting and obstructing a peace officer.

Kathleen Griffin, 45, of the 17200 block of South Rains Island Road in Barbeau, Michigan, was charged with one misdemeanor count of resisting and obstructing a peace officer

All four are scheduled to appear in Cook County bond court today.

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