SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU/BCN) - San Jose Police Department has identified the four suspects who were arrested last Thursday during the Donald Trump rally that took a violent turn.
The suspects were booked into the Santa Clara County Jail according to police. Police say they have made “significant progress” in their investigation, but are still asking the public’s assistance and urge individuals who were assaulted in the protests to come forward and contact SJPD.
The suspects’ names and offenses are as follows:
Suspect 1: Ahmed Abdirahman. 19 years old, a Santa Clara resident, booked on a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon.
Suspect 2: Robert Trillo, 18 years old, a San Jose resident, booked on a felony assault with a deadly weapon charge.
Suspect 3: Antonio Fernandez, 19 years old, a San Jose resident, booked on a felony assault with a deadly weapon charge.
Suspect 4: Michael Kitaigorodsky, 19, a San Jose resident, booked on a misdemeanor charge of refusal to disperse.
About 300 to 400 protestors gathered outside the presumed Republican presidential nominee's rally, which was expected to draw 12,000 to 15,000 supporters.
A police officer suffered a minor injury to his wrist when someone threw a metal object at the officer, according to police.
Persons with information are urged to contact the San Jose Police Department’s Assault’s Unit at 408-277-4161 or “311”. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867) or https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=504 , Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a CASH REWARD from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers. In addition, people can file a crime report online at http://www.sjpd.org/ReportingCrime/OnlineReport/