A Philadelphia woman has pleaded guilty in connection to setting fire to two police vehicles during protests in May 2020 following the death of George Floyd by a former Minneapolis police officer. According to CBS 3 Philadelphia, Lore-Elisabeth Blumenthal pleaded guilty to lesser charges including interference with government officials as part of a deal with prosecutors. The arson charges will be dismissed.
Blumenthal was seen in various videos during the protest taking a flaming piece of wooden police barricade from the rear window of a police car that was already on fire, then shoving the flaming wood into another police cruiser, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennslyvania.
According to CBS 3, Blumenthal will be sentenced in June.