Jeann Lugo, this name has been going around social media and media lately, this name is causing a lot of buzz lately. In today’s article we will tell you all about Jeann Lugo and why he is so buzzing around. Jeann Lugo is a former Rhode Island police officer. He’s been in the headlines lately for all the bad and wrong reasons. The former police officer was accused of hitting a Democratic candidate during the ongoing protest against abolishing abortion rights. Defendant Jeann Lugo was reportedly off duty during the time he punched the Democratic nominee.
The victim attacked is a Democratic Senate candidate Jennifer Rourke, who is also the Chair of the Rhode Island Political Cooperative. Jennifer Rourke took it to Twitter and posted a video of her alleged assault by officer Jeann Lugo. She accused Jeann Lugo of punching her in the face during the protest march. Jeann Lugo also ran for the Republican Party. Jennifer wrote on her Twitter that her Republican opponent violently attacked her in the protest march yesterday.
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She went on to write that this is a black woman running for office. Jennifer also wrote that this attack on her would not break her. She also stated that even after the attack, she will not give up. According to various media reports, Jeann did not deny hitting the Democratic candidate, but he clarified that this incident happened very quickly. He further clarified that he threw himself into the protest to save someone who was being attacked by the group of protesters.
However, Jeann did not comment immediately after the incident. He published his comments on these attack allegations after some time. Jennifer has stated that she never met or interacted with Lugo and she didn’t even know he would be present there. She also stated that she was so disappointed that he chose the path of violence. Jennifer went on to explain that Lugo was a cop and he was trained for de-escalation, but he did the complete opposite of what he was trained to be a cop.
Jeann Lugo has also reportedly announced that she will not run for office again this fall. Jean announced this news on his official Twitter account. Reports have further claimed that Jeann Lugo has been charged with assaulting Jennifer and he has also been fired from his position. Netizens slammed him on social media, criticizing him for his actions against Jennifer. Stay tuned with us for the latest national and international updates, news and information.