Domestic Terrorism

Document: Charlottesville Vehicle Attacker Charged for Federal Hate Crimes

By Victoria Clark
Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 1:35 PM

A federal grand jury returned James Alex Fields Jr. a 30-count indictment after he drove his car into a group of protestors at the August 2017 “Unite the Right Rally” in Charlottesville, Va., killing Heather Heyer. The charges include 29 counts of hate crimes and one count of racially motivated violent interference. The Justice Department released a press release on Wednesday. The full indictment is available below: