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4 Minnesota men federally indicted for arson at MPD Third Precinct

Three of the four were previously charged.

Four Minnesota men have been federally indicted for the arson at the Minneapolis Police Department's Third Precinct on May 28, the third day of civil unrest following the death of 46-year-old George Floyd. 

The four men who are each facing one count of conspiracy to commit arson are Dylan Shakespeare Robinson, 22, of Brainerd; Davon D-Andre Turner, 24, of St. Paul; Bryce Michael Williams, 26, of Staples; and Branden Michael Wolfe, 23, of St. Paul. 

The federal documents identify Robinson as the man who lit an incendiary device before an unknown person threw the device at the Third Precinct. Williams and Turner are accused of starting a fire inside the building with a Molotov cocktail, while Wolfe is charged with pushing a barrel into a fire that sped up the burning process. 

All four are accused in the federal documents of breaching a fence around the Precinct as hundreds of people stood outside the building the night of May 28 chanting "burn it down." 

A previous federal criminal complaint charged Robinson and Wolfe with aiding and abetting arson, while Williams was previously charged with conspiracy to commit arson. 

Authorities continue to seek out tips and information related to the Third Precinct and other fires started during the late-May unrest. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives at 1-888-ATF-TIPS, or by sending an email to ATFTips@atf.gov. 

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