A man accused of squirting a water pistol at a Seattle police officer during the Occupy Seattle demonstration is facing multiple charges related to the incident.
According to a news release from the Seattle City Attorney's office sent Wednesday, Juston D. Thompson of Seattle is charged with three misdemeanors related to the October 8 incident, including obstructing a law enforcement officer, fourth-degree assault and reckless endangerment. Each is a gross misdemeanor that carries a maximum penalty of 364 days in jail and a $5,000 fine.
The city attorney's office said Thompson is free on $1,425 bail, which he posted the night of his arrest.
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