Leftist Activist Who Celebrated Berkeley Violence Arrested For Assault
The leftist teacher and activist who made her name organizing violent protests like the ones at the University of California-Berkeley is under arrest for assault.
The College Fix reports that Yvette Felarca was charged for an incident in Sacramento, when a video camera recorded a so-called “white nationalist” being pummeled — allegedly by Felarca.
The teacher, a Berkeley Unified School District Teacher and the leader of a organization calling itself By All Means Necessary, had a hand in the riot that stopped Milo Yiannopoulos from speaking at Berkeley.
Police nabbed her in Southern California last week and charged her with “assault by means of force likely to inflict great bodily injury, participating in a riot and inciting a riot.”
The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office provided no other information about the teacher’s first court appearance but said the Felarca did not seek or obtain a permit for the June 26, 2016 Sacramento protest that led to “violent clashes…between the two groups resulting in a number of assaults and several stabbings.”
Although the police wanted to arrest 101 people due to illegal activity at the protest, the DA’s office cut that number to a handful because it was difficult to identify them. But Felarca made no attempt to hide herself or her participation in a protest that resulted in “stabbings and the attack on a local television reporter.”
Ultimately, the DA’s office issued arrest warrants for those individuals it believes it can successfully prove beyond a reasonable doubt to be guilty.
Berkleyside reports that Felarca’s school district has been silent about the charges. She has been a source of unwelcome publicity for the group over the course of her extracurricular activism — peaking when she enjoyed a moment of fame on Fox News when she celebrated the violence and mayhem that forced the cancellation of the Yiannopoulos speech at Berkeley.