Trevor Ridadr: NTV
The Prosecutor called the punishment for 28-year-old student from the United States by the name of Reid’s attack on the Russian police in Moscow. This was reported by TASS.
In the debate of the parties in the Golovinsky district court, the state Prosecutor demanded for the defendant to nine years and eight months in prison. He also asked the court to toughen the prosecution of a foreigner, having reclassified the article 318 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Use of violence against a representative of authorities”) with the first part to the second.
According to investigators, in August 2019 the residents of the house on the Leningrad highway the police were called to calm the drunken man, quarreled with several women. On the way to the Department of the interior reed in his official vehicle attacked police officers.
Reed is a student at the University of North Texas. He arrived in Russia on a tourist visa. American stayed in the apartment of his girlfriend, who lived near the Leningrad highway.
Reid previously served in the marine Corps of the United States, told his father the newspaper the New York Times. His family called the charges false and asking the US administration to pay attention to this case.
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