Two convicted of tossing horse lubricant and glitter on Portland police

According to prosecutors the protesters attempted to "fist bump" in celebration after they were arrested and cuffed in a patrol car.

Posted: Jun 10, 2019 6:46 AM
Updated: Jun 10, 2019 7:33 AM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Two Oregon protesters have been sentenced to five days in jail for throwing horse lubricant mixed with gold glitter on two police officers at a protest.

The Multnomah County District Attorney's Office said the defendants were protesting against a rally organized by a right-wing group called Patriot Prayer when the officers asked to see what was in two 4-gallon buckets they were carrying.

According to prosecutors  Robert Majure and Tristan Romine-Mann instead sprayed the slimy liquid on the officers and ran.

Prosecutors said the two attempted to "fist bump" in celebration after they were arrested and cuffed in a patrol car.

A jury convicted them of harassment and acquitted them of a charge of disorderly conduct.

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