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Suspected intruder of Republican Party Representative Lee Zeldin Arrested on federal assault charge

David Yakubonis, 43, was arrested on Saturday and charged with penis attack of Congress with dangerous weapon, according to Barbara Burns, department of Justice Representative. Yakubonis made his first court appearance before U.S. Justice of the Peace Marian W. Payson in Rochester on Saturday, according to court documents, and weapon description in court records as independentdefense Keychain.

Yakubonis was already facing government fees over supposed attack Thursday. He was charged with attack attempt in in second degree after charge of confronting Zeldin, a Republican, when he was giving a speech in Fairpoint, New York. Yakubonis ‘tried to stab’ Zeldin, statement says campaign said, and the GOP MP “grabbed the assailant’s wrist to stop him until several others helped in taking the attacker down to the ground.” Zeldin was not hurt.

CNN tried to contact public defender assigned to Yakubonis for comment but received no immediate response.

According to criminal Complaint filed on Saturday, Yakubonis, an army veteran, allegedly told authorities he drank whiskey on day of in campaign event and “should be checked out”as he walked on to the stage and asked if Zeldin was showing disrespect to the veterans. Yakubonis told the authorities that he did not know who Zeldin was at that time.

Yakubonis next planned appearance in court on federal prosecution on Wednesday.

After his initial arrest Thursday, Yakubonis took place for six hours prior to arraignment, where he was released on According to Deputy Monroe County Sheriff Brendan Hurley, he gave himself a written undertaking not to leave. He had travel restrictions restricting him to Monroe County and an order of protection was also published for him to stay away from Zeldin, according to court documents.

Because of the class of felony allegedly committed under the laws of New York, the presiding judge could not set connection, even if they wanted to, Hurley previously told CNN. In 2019 New York City repealed the bail reform law. cash pledge for most misdemeanor and nonviolent felony charges, with Class E being the least serious class of serious crime

Republicans are outraged over Quick release of Yakubonis.

Zeldin, who It has made New York rising crime rate central focus of his campaign attacks on Democratic incumbent Governor Kathy Hochul, on State bail condemned on Friday system after the first release of Yakubonis. He said that changes in a non-cash pledge of the state system necessary, and that judges should exercise caution when considering who should remain in in police custody.

“My first and primarily worried about non-cash collateral and need “It’s dangerous to remake it,” he said. – Judges should have the right to weigh the danger. It’s about sacrifice,” Zeldin. who was unharmed in in the attack said at the rally in Onondaga County, New York. “But even if you were talking with strongest advocate of cashless deposit, I would challenge them on this moment: i’d say they’re doing a disservice to the man who attacked us on scene last night, because they are in a hurry – they have to by law – they have to hurry to get him released.

Zeldin said he believes in cashless collateral should undo and what’s there”should also be a minimum set when certain cases, certain suspects, defendants, they must remain behind bars.”

Hochul tweeted Thursday night that she was “relieved to know” that Zeldin was unharmed. in Incident.

“My team told me about the Lee Zeldin incident campaign event tonight. I was relieved to learn that Congressman Zeldin was unharmed and that the suspect in guarded. I condemn this violence behavior in strongest terms possible — does not have place in New York,” wrote Hochul.

This story was updated with additional information.


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