On September 5th at a regularly scheduled peaceful protest, police officers intimidated the march organizers into dispersing early with their aggressive and overwhelming presence. As people were leaving in small groups to avoid police violence, dozens of cops identified and surrounded Tony and used their bicycles as weapons to knock him to the ground, off of his bike.
Within 24 hours of Tony’s arrest nearly $5k in court fees, or the reason his probation was extended, were paid off and he should’ve been released. Instead, Tony still sits in Arlington County Detention Center, because newer stipulations outlined require a permanent address in the DMV before being released.
At Tony's most recent hearing on November 13th, the judge ordered that he serves six months due to a lack of acceptable housing as well as an inability, between both DC and VA courts, to surveil him properly. By the time Tony is released, he will have missed more than 3/4 of his partner's pregnancy.
Jorryn, Tony’s partner and soon to be mother of his child, is working full time in the middle of a pandemic to make that happen but given the outrageous vetting processes and rental prices across the district, she’s having a terribly difficult time raising the funds.
If you would like to send Jorryn a gift from her registry, you can view it here Babylist.com/Jorryn-Campfield
***For purposes of transparency, my name is Alexia Clinton. I am a close friend of Jorryn, serving as an agent to raise and maintain the funds necessary to build a healthy home. 100% of the proceeds of this fundraiser will go directly to Jorryn’s housing and living expenses***
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