Man Faces Hate-crime Charge in Dallas County Over Tweet That Gave Kurt Eichenwald a Seizure

The man accused of sending a seizure-inducing tweet to Dallas-based journalist Kurt Eichenwald has now been indicted in Dallas County.John Rayne Rivello, 29, is charged with one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The charge carries a hate-crime enhancement.Rivello, a resident of Salisbury, Md., was booked into the Dallas County Jail on Monday night and released around 2 a.m. Tuesday after posting bond.Last week, Rivello was arrested at his Maryland home on a federal cyberstalking charge in connection with the case.  Continue reading...

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