The person accused of vandalizing President Trump’s Hollywood Stroll of Fame star in July entered a not responsible plea on Wednesday, the Los Angeles District Legal professional’s Workplace stated.
Austin Mikel Clay, 24, was charged earlier this month with one felony depend of vandalism, the workplace stated in an earlier information launch.
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“On July 25, Clay is accused of utilizing a pickaxe to smash the star positioned on Hollywood Boulevard,” the workplace wrote, including that he surrendered to authorities the subsequent day after initially leaving the scene.
After his Wednesday court docket look, Clay advised KABC he doesn’t really feel that he ought to’ve confronted expenses “as a result of what I did, I imagine, was a rightful and simply act.”
“I believe that the repercussions of it had been solely constructive,” he stated. “I solely needed to result in constructive political change.”
His subsequent court docket look is scheduled for Sept. 21, the workplace tweeted.