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UPDATE: Arrest Warrant Issued for Presidential Candidate Jill Stein


Image of Jill Stein via Fox News screengrab

Presidential candidate Jill Stein went to a protest in North Dakota on Monday, demonstrating against the Dakota Access Pipeline, and may have gotten herself into some trouble with the law in the process.

According to a spokesperson for the Green Party candidate, fellow activists encouraged Stein to leave a message at the site of the demonstration, and Stein obliged by spray painting “I approve this message” on a bulldozer.

As of Tuesday evening, no case had been brought against Stein yet, but Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier said in a statement that his office plans to pursue trespass and vandalism charges.

Update 9/7/16 4:19pm: According to Evan Rosenfeld of KPNX, arrest warrants have been issued for both Stein and her running mate, Ajamu Baraka. The charges are criminal trespass and mischief.

[Image via screengrab]

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