MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The second man involved in the Cooper Young protest incident Friday night now has been taken into custody.
A group of individuals was participating in a walk for social justice.
There was a report of a person driving through a crowd of protesters just before 8:40 p.m. in the area of Cooper Ave. and Central, police said.
Officers said they saw a black Nissan Juke turn from westbound Central to northbound Cooper and drove through a crowd of protesters.
No one was struck or injured, police said.
Officers detained the driver, 26-year-old Beau Albauer, and conducted a preliminary on-scene investigation. Beau Albauer was issued a citation for disregarding a red light.
Monday, charges of reckless driving and reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon were filed and a warrant was issued for Albauer’s arrest.
Albauer was officially booked into the Shelby County Jail on Tuesday morning.
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