Man charged for removing monument in Lee Plaza in court
The Lee monument was found in pieces by a Roanoke Police officer in late July
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - The man charged with tearing down the Robert E. Lee monument in Roanoke appeared in court Tuesday.
70-year-old William Foreman told police he took the statue down with a U-haul in July.
His initial interview recorded on an officer’s body camera was played in court at the hearing.
Foreman’s attorney filed a motion to dismiss the felony charge, but it was denied.
The case has been certified to Circuit Court for trial.
A date has not been set.
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