Occupy Protester Found Guilty Of Assaulting Police
Cecily McMillan, a 25-year-old grad student, could face up to seven years in prison after being convicted of second-degree felony assault.By Zach Toombs | May 5, 2014
Supporters of Occupy Wall Street are outraged over the verdict in New York City's biggest criminal case to come out of the movement. (Via Flickr / Aaron Bauer)
That case ended Monday, when a protester was found guilty of assaulting a police officer during a 2012 demonstration. Cecily McMillan could now face up to seven years in prison. (Via The Village Voice)
McMillan, a 25-year-old grad student, is convicted of a second-degree felony assault for intentionally elbowing Officer Grantley Bovell in the face in March 2012 in Zuccotti Park, as police tried to break up an Occupy protest.