According to reports, 23-year-old Dylan Shakespeare Robinson has been ordered to pay $12 million for his part in setting fire to a Minneapolis police station during the Black Lives Matter riots in May 2020.
The fine must be paid after Robinson serves a four-year prison sentence, with the Minnesota man pleading guilty to an arson charge in December. Robinson’s lawyer said that “there is no realistic chance” his client will be able to afford the $12 million fine.
“Dylan Shakespeare Robinson, 23, was also ordered to serve two years of supervised release and pay back $12 million for damages that resulted from the May 2020 precinct fire,” reported the Associated Press.
“A federal complaint accused Robinson of lighting a Molotov cocktail that another person threw toward the 3rd Precinct headquarters on East Lake Street. In addition, Robinson and others allegedly tore down a fence that surrounded the building,” the Associated Press added.
“Three other people have pleaded guilty in federal court for their