Takiyah Thompson was arrested after taking part in a press conference a North Carolina Central University.
Thompson was charged with:
- Disorderly conduct by injury to a statue (Class II Misdemeanor)
- Damage to real property (statue as a fixture (Class I Misdemeanor)
- Participation in a riot with property damage in excess of $1,500 (Class H Felony)
- Inciting others to riot where there is property damage in excess of $1,500 (Class F Felony)
The Sheriff’s Office is executing search warrants and additional arrests are expected.