Democratic Senate nominee Zak Ringelstein is being arrested for attempting to deliver toys, books, water, and blankets to one of Donald Trump’s children internment camps in Texas.
On Friday morning Zak’s campaign sent out a tweet to announce his arrest.
— Zak Ringelstein (@RingelsteinME) June 22, 2018
His campaign then issued a statement regarding the arrest:
“At this time, the specific charges are not known. There has been no communication from Ringelstein since his arrest about 9:30a am EST.”
The statement included a Facebook video that shows Ringelstein talking to officers before being arrested.
Attempting to deliver supplies to children at Trump’s internment camp in McAllen Texas.
Posted by Zak Ringelstein on Friday, June 22, 2018
Ringelstein is currently being held in Texas on suspicion of criminal trespass, a Class B misdemeanor that carries a possible punishment of up to six months in county jail and a $2,000 fine, according to a recent tweet.