Proud Boys Member Charged In Assault


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22-year-old Tusitala Toese appeared in court Monday and was arraigned on a two-count indictment following an alleged assault that occurred in June 2018.

The indictment was filed on February 28, 2019.

Count one of the indictment charges Toese with assault in the third degree for unlawfully, intentionally and knowingly, while being aided by another person causing physical injury to another person.

Count two of the indictment charges Toese with assault in the fourth degree for unlawfully, intentionally, knowingly and recklessly causing physical injury to another person.

The alleged assault happened in Multnomah County on June 8, 2018.

Members of the United States Marshals Service and Portland Police Bureau located and arrested Toese on October 4, 2019 at approximately 10:30 p.m. at Portland International Airport. No additional details about the arrest are available at this time.

An indictment is only an accusation of a crime. Toese is innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Source: Multnomah County District Attorney