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A 22-year-old Michigan woman was arrested after video showed her inciting a riot in downtown Grand Rapids. Ally Lyons’ own Facebook Live videos document her night of looting and destruction and are being used as evidence in her case. This is proof that you don’t have to be smart to be a criminal.

Saturday night, over 100 Grand Rapids businesses were destroyed by looters. Seven police cars and numerous dumpsters were set on fire. These businesses had nothing to do with George Floyd’s death, but that didn’t matter to these young adults smashing and grabbing throughout cities across the country.

22-year-old Lyons was proudly recording and boasting about it all.

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She was seen shattering a glass window by kicking it in. She also was heard encouraging people to throw bricks. And she even egged her fellow vandals on to break into an ATM.

“She is heard multiple times encouraging her friends and others to throw bricks and other objects at windows of multiple businesses downtown and at one point picks up a brick herself and mentions heading ‘back to the courthouse’,” Lyons’ arrest affidavit reads… The Mix

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