Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

St. Louis County Man Gets Probation, 'Shock Time' for Attempted Assault on Police during Ferguson Protest

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

St. Louis County Man Gets Probation, 'Shock Time' for Attempted Assault on Police during Ferguson Protest

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CLAYTON * One of three men accused of throwing bricks and a tire iron at two St. Louis County police officers in Dellwood during the Ferguson protests in 2014 was sentenced Friday to 120 days of "shock time" in jail, followed by five years on probation.

Police and prosecutors say that Cedric L. James, 24, was one of three men who threw bricks and a tire iron at St. Louis County police on Nov. 25, 2014, just hours after the announcement that a St. Louis County grand jury had declined to indict a Ferguson police officer for killing Michael Brown. Officers John Wilson and Carson MacInnis were hit but not injured.

After the incident at Chambers Road and Floridale Avenue, the men jumped in a car, but police surrounded it before it could get away, charging documents say. …

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