FIRST ON FOX: The Black Lives Matter protester charged with intimidating the judge presiding over the trial for former police officer Kim Potter in the shooting of Daunte Wright has been extradited to Minnesota ahead of his first court appearance Tuesday.
Cortez Rice, 32, of Minneapolis, is currently being held at Hennepin County Jail on a $50,000 bond, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office tells Fox News Digital. His first court appearance is scheduled to take place at 1:30 p.m. CT.
Rice was taken into custody on Nov. 30 after Wisconsin State Patrol pulled him over for speeding on a freeway, court records show. He was allegedly operating without a valid driver’s license. He was transported Monday night from Waukesha County Jail back to Minnesota.
Rice is charged with felony harassment with aggravated violations, tampering with a juror and retaliating against a judicial officer, in connection to a Nov. 6 protest at an apartment building he and other …