Lucian Wintrich Freed on Bond After Arrest by UCONN Police for Stopping Thief at His Speech That Was Disrupted by Violent Leftists

TGP White House Correspondent Lucian Wintrich was released from custody late Tuesday night following his arrest for Second Degree Breach of the Peace at the “It’s Okay to Be White” speech he was giving at the Storrs campus of the University of Connecticut. Wintrich was seen on video chasing and grabbing a woman who had stolen his speech notes from the lectern in an effort to stop her from leaving the lecture hall as police stood by and watched. Police intervened only when Wintrich struggled with the woman to get his speech notes back. Several windows were broken by protesters with one protester being arrested.

Lucian Wintrich at UCONN Storrs campus.

FOX61 reported Wintrich and the student protester were each released on $1,000.

(Stephanie Reitz, UConn spokesperson) said Winitrich was charged with breach of peace. Reitz also said UConn student Sean Miller, 19, of Glastonbury was arrested and charged with breach of peace and criminal mischief. Reitz said the charges come after he allegedly broke a window as people were leaving the event.

Both, Reitz abd Miller were released on a $1,000 bond.

…Reitz added, “UConn Police also are investigating an incident in which someone broke a window in the lecture hall as the crowd was leaving and threw a smoke bomb inside. This led to speculation as to whether police had discharged tear gas, but that was not accurate – no tear gas was used or needed.”

Video of the theft and Wintrich’s effort to stop the thief and get his speech notes back from her:

Wintrich posted to Twitter several hours after he was last seen being hustled into an unmarked vehicle by police as a Leftist mob gave chase. Wintrich wrote, “IM FREE & regained my Twitter. I will be posting the FULL speech tomorrow via The Gateway Pundit.” “It’s really unfortunate that some of the kids at @UConn felt the need to be violent and disruptive during a speech that focused on how the leftist media is turning Americans against each other. Tonight proved my point.” “Adding irony to the entire ordeal, I was arrested for “Second Degree Breach of Peace.” Apparently, “Peace” is anything far left students don’t agree with. SAD! Plenty of great young conservatives in the audience – disappointed that the left wouldn’t let this happen as planned.”

Wintrich also replied to Ben Shapiro who attacked him online, calling Wintrich “NUTS”, “Hey Ben – just curious if you think that if someone steals property you don’t have the right to retrieve your belongings. Asking for a friend.”

Videos and photos of Wintrich being arrested by police and later being chased by violent Leftists.

Wintrich had been invited to speak by the UCONN College Republicans.

UPDATE: Wintrich slaps back at irresponsible mainstream media.

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