Courtland M. Renford admitted he threw a burning laundry basket through a broken City Hall window during a protest in Niagara Square.
The criminal case against the man accused of throwing a burning laundry basket into City Hall following a protest last year could be resolved soon, his lawyer says.
Prosecutors allege Courtland Renford looted at a 7-Eleven store on Elmwood Avenue before the City Hall fire.
"The court concludes that home incarceration and the partially secured bonds are inadequate," the judge wrote.
Federal prosecutors are pushing back against the notion that outside agitators provoked the man accused of throwing a burning laundry basket into City Hall during a protest over police behavior.
Myles Carter held his hands up and started to explain to a news camera why he was protesting. Nine seconds later, police tackled him to the pavement.