FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 4, 2020
Today, in Charlottesville General District Court, Richard H. Allan, III, pleaded guilty pursuant to a plea agreement to a reduced charge of misdemeanor destruction of property.
He was given a 90-day jail sentence that was suspended upon the condition that he complete 25 hours of community service and be of good behavior for 12 months.
Mr. Allan admitted to removing a bronze cast “slave auction” marker belonging to the City of Charlottesville. After being charged with its removal and destruction, Mr. Allan was cooperative and facilitated the return of the marker.
City of Charlottesville