NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have made another arrest in the Molotov cocktail attack on NYPD vehicles in Brooklyn.

This screengrab allegedly shows Samantha Shader hurling a Molotov cocktail at an NYPD vehicle. (credit: U.S. Attorney’s Office)

Authorities now say 29-year-old Timothy Amerman admitted to giving the flammable projectile to another suspect in the May 29 attack.

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Samantha Shader, 27, is accused of throwing the Molotov cocktail at the NYPD vehicle that was occupied by four officers during protests.

Court documents claim investigators tracked down Amerman using fingerprints found on the bottle.

He faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

Comments (2)
  1. CYRUS says:

    What a deranged, horrible act of violence. These were not protestors; they clearly had their own twisted agenda which had nothing to do with George Floyd.

  2. ooddballz says:

    He faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.
    Not enough, but a good start.

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