Viral video caught attention of local law enforcement
March 17, 2015
Police in North Carolina located and charged a man who posted a video on social media of himself careening off the road in order to strike a Donald Trump campaign sign.
On Tuesday, Bernie Sanders supporter and Wilmington resident Julien Schuessler posted a video to Facebook showing him deliberately drive his Jeep off the road and straight into a pro-Trump sign.
The video quickly went viral garnering over 4 million views, and also managed to catch the attention of local law enforcement.
Yesterday, Wilmington Police said they were investigating the video.
ALERT We are aware of the recent video of an individual driving wrecklessly, damaging a political sign. We are investigating this incident.
— Wilmington Police (@WilmingtonPD) March 16, 2016
Late last night, Wilmington PD announced they’d caught Schuessler and were charging him with driving reckless & damaging a campaign sign.
20 yo Julian Schueesler charged after driving reckless & damaging campaign sign.
— Wilmington Police (@WilmingtonPD) March 17, 2016
Additionally a police spokesperson told MyFox8.com the man would also face hit and run charges, as well as a charge for failure to maintain lane control.
This article was posted: Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 6:56 pm