Bail For Accused Rioters In Lancaster, PA, Set At $1,000,000

Bail For Accused Rioters In Lancaster, PA, Set At $1,000,000


The bail for people arrested in relation to the Lancaster, Pennsylvania, rioting Sunday evening is set at $1,000,000, according to the Lancaster Bureau of Police.

Rioting began Sunday evening in Lancaster after police fatally shot Ricardo Munoz while responding to a domestic incident. Body camera footage released by the department shows Munoz bursting out of a home with a knife and chasing an officer before being shot.

Several buildings sustained damage and rioters threw “water bottles, glass bottles, rocks, bricks, gallon jugs liquid and parts of plastic road barricades at Officers,” police said.

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Officers deployed tear gas and several arrests were made both Sunday and Monday in connection with the rioting, with bail set at $1,000,000. Some people arrested have not yet had bail set, according to a press release from the police department.

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“That is not determined by us, that’s determined by the district justice that hears the case. We file the charges, they go for arraignment and then bail is set by the district justice, not by us,” Lieutenant Bill Hickey told the Daily Caller Tuesday morning.

A clerk for District Judge Bruce A. Roth told the

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