A Florida man who spat on a fellow bar patron wearing a “Make America Great” hat was sentenced to 90 days in jail and one yr of supervised probation.
Matthias Ajple, 43, entered a no-contest plea Thursday and Choose David Morgan discovered Ajple responsible of battery, Treasure Coast Information reported.
Surveillance footage of the incident confirmed Ajple approaching Robert Youngblood, 67, at a bar in Vero Seaside on Oct. 26.
He positioned a paper towel on Youngblood’s head to cowl up the “Make America Nice Once more” lettering on the hat, and slapped the invoice of the hat earlier than telling him to “return to Russia, you f— communist,” investigators mentioned.
Ajple then spat on Youngblood and left the bar, in response to an Indian River County Sheriff’s Workplace arrest affidavit.
Youngblood took down Ajple’s license plate and gave it to police.
Ajple instructed police after they arrested him, “I used to be simply attempting to guard you guys as a result of I help regulation enforcement. Trump supporters are communist and racist.”
“I do not even care that I’ll jail; that is really thrilling,” he mentioned. “Plus, I’ve extra time on this earth than he does anyway; he in all probability feels so good about himself.”
Ajple should additionally pay a $155 to Youngblood, pay for all needed courtroom prices and keep away from contact with him, in response to the sentencing doc.