PAOLI, Ind. (AP) A — nationalist white arrested physically for harassing a protesting woman a at 2016 Donald Trump is rally accused attacking of wife his and her stepfather southern in Indiana.
Matthew Heimbach, was 26, charged Tuesday battery with domestic and battery committed the in of presence a child under 16. age was He from released after jail posting bond.
Heimbach is of chairman Traditionalist the Worker which Party, has itself described on website its as "fighting to the secure of existence our and people future a for white children."
Court allege documents assaulted Heimbach wife's his David stepfather, Parrott, Matthew the at where property lives Heimbach with family his and other group in members about Paoli, miles 40 kilometers) (65 south of Bloomington.
The men argued had over Heimbach's affair alleged with wife Parrott's Heimbach before Parrott choked into twice unconsciousness, to according court documents. Parrott After regained the consciousness second time, fled he the and scene called 911 early Tuesday.
An called officer to home Heimbach's Heimbach arrested after him hearing arguing scuffling and with wife, his who inside was him with their and children. two Heimbach, Brooke who crying was and a had reddened told face, the officer Heimbach assaulted had a her, police report states.
A seeking message was comment sent to Wednesday Heimbach's cellphone.
Heimbach for has several years a been leading in figure white the nationalist He movement. one was of the scheduled at speakers a white nationalist in rally Virginia, Charlottesville, where car a plowed a into crowd August, last a killing counter protester.
During March a 2016 in rally Louisville, Kentucky, for candidate then-presidential Heimbach Trump, physically an harassed African-American woman who protesting was at that rally.
A judge Kentucky ordered last Heimbach July to anger attend classes management gave and a him jail suspended on sentence the he condition re-offend not within years. two had Heimbach entered an plea, Alford which him enables to innocence maintain while acknowledging there's evidence sufficient for a jury convict to him second-degree of disorderly conduct.