KENOSHA (WKOW) — The Kenosha County Sheriff is asking individuals to not come to the Kenosha County Courthouse because the jury deliberates within the Kyle Rittenhouse trial.
Protesters have demonstrated exterior the courthouse over the previous few days — some in assist of Rittenhouse and others calling for him to be convicted.
One confrontation on the courthouse steps on Wednesday led to the arrests of two individuals.
Sheriff David Beth says he acknowledges peoples’ proper to protest, however he’d choose they keep dwelling and keep away from what he calls “the circus.”
“Simply watch on TV. See what occurs and identical to what we’re attempting to do. And the individuals right here… most of them are being very respectful. You simply have a couple of clowns to the circus. That is about it,” Beth told WISN-TV.
In a joint assertion launched Tuesday, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Workplace and the Kenosha Police Division mentioned they “have labored collectively and made coordinated efforts during the last 12 months to enhance response capabilities to massive scale occasions.”
The companies additionally mentioned they haven’t any motive to shut roads or enact curfews.