Christopher LeDay was taken into custody July 6 as punishment for posting the video of the fatal July 5 shooting of Alton Sterling By The Police Baton Rouge police, his lawyer Tiffany Simmons Disclosed on Thursday. Police said LeDay had an old warrant for traffic charges.
Christopher LeDay posted The video of Alton Sterling being shot and killed by Baton Rouge police officers, And 24Hrs Later The police arrested LeDay at his work.
After being arrested at Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta, LeDay was told he was going to jail for assault and battery charges.
Both LeDay and Simmons say those criminal charges never existed.
“They never showed a warrant for an assault to my client, in fact my client was held in DeKalb County Jail for at least 26 hours and they never produced a warrant,” Simmons said.
Simons said when no one could come up with a warrant, she was told her client was being held for “unresolved traffic tickets,” LeDay paid those citations before leaving DeKalb County Jail.
LeDay tried to go back to work at Dobbins, but officials at the gate told him he still had security clearance issues.