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Woman pleads guilty to inciting riot last year in downtown Grand Rapids

Image taken during the Grand Rapids riot of May 2020.
Posted at 10:02 AM, Nov 05, 2021

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A woman involved in the May 2020 riots in downtown Grand Rapids has accepted a plea deal with prosecutors.

Alexandria Lyons pleaded guilty Wednesday to inciting a riot, which is considered a felony, according to Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker.

Prosecutors want Lyons to pay restitution for windows that were smashed at Mojo’s Dueling Piano Bar & Restaurant during the riot.

Lyons is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 6

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