NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have arrested a third suspect wanted for an assault on two NYPD lieutenants during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge.
Police said Zachary Campbell, 32, of Brooklyn turned himself in Saturday morning and has been charged with resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration, and rioting.
Four more suspects remain at large.
The arrest comes just one day after the arrest of Maria Garcia. Garcia, 36, of Brooklyn, is charged with resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration, and rioting, police said.
Another suspect in the case, Robert Murray, was arrested on Thursday after turning himself in to police.
Murray was freed on $10,000 bail after being arraigned on charges of assaulting an officer, resisting arrest, rioting and obstruction.
Police said the 43-year-old union organizer from Crown Heights was one of seven suspects who were seen on video struggling with the two NYPD lieutenants during a clash between police and demonstrators Saturday.
The group was protesting a grand jury decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.
NYPD Chief of Manhattan Detectives William Aubry said Murray is the man seen punching Lt. Philip Chan twice.
“His acts are violent, and they’re right up there with being one of the most violent acts that I’ve seen,” said Aubry.
On Sunday, police arrested Baruch College professor Eric Linsker. Investigators said he triggered the melee when he tried to throw metal garbage cans over the bridge railing at officers.
As the lieutenants tried to arrest Linsker, police said the other suspects charged at them before running away.
The reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects has grown to $25,000.
Anyone with information about the suspects or anyone who has additional cell phone photos or videos is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477), visit the Crime Stoppers website or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.
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