Vet accused of sending reporter seizure-causing tweet catches small break

Federal charges against a veteran accused of sending a Newsweek reporter a Twitter image that triggered a seizure have been dropped – but the Marine still faces aggravated assault charges with a hate-crime enhancement in the case. A judge on Nov. 21 granted a US attorney’s motion to drop cyberstalking charges against John Rayne Rivello,…

Federal charges against a veteran accused of sending a Newsweek reporter a Twitter image that triggered a seizure have been dropped – but the Marine still faces aggravated assault charges with a hate-crime enhancement in the case. A judge on Nov. 21 granted a US attorney’s motion to drop cyberstalking charges against John Rayne Rivello,...

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