Rise Above Movement Member Who Punched Weekly Reporter Signs Plea Deal
Updated: Aug 14
Tyler Laube helped carry a “Defend America” banner held by DIY Division members, a neo-Nazi gang that later refashioned themselves the Rise Above Movement (RAM), at a pro-Trump march in Huntington Beach last year. When the Mar. 25, 2017 rally turned violent, Laube punched Weekly reporter Frank John Tristan three times in an altercation caught on camera. The Redondo Beach man signed a plea deal on Tuesday after being arrested last month for associating with the group and assaulting people at the MAGA rally.
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