The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Oregon has announced that an alleged Antifa rioter, Alma Raven-Guido, age 19, has been charged with one count of Arson after Antifa set fire to the Portland Police Association Building on April 12th during a riot. Portland Police estimate that the fire caused $25,000 worth of damage.
Alma Raven-Guido was arrested by Portland Police the night of the riot and charged with one count of Arson in the second degree, one count of first degree criminal mischief, and two counts of rioting.
An informant told police that she was seen pouring a flammable liquid on the PPA out of three plastic bottles, one of which caught fire.
“A federal grand jury in Portland has returned an indictment charging a Beaverton, Oregon, woman with arson after she allegedly set fire to the Portland Police Association building during a riot on April 13, 2021,” said a press release by the Department of Justice. Alma Raven-Guido, 19, has been charged with one count of arson. According to the indictment, Raven-Guido maliciously damaged the Portland Police Association building on North Lombard Street in Portland with fire.”
“Raven-Guido was arrested without incident by the FBI on May 5, 2021, and made her initial appearance in federal court today before a U.S. Magistrate Judge,” continued the release. “She was arraigned, pleaded not guilty, and ordered released pending further court proceedings. Arson is punishable by up to 20 years in federal prison with a mandatory minimum sentence of 5 years.”
“An indictment is only an accusation of a crime, and a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty,” concluded the release.