8 of 9 Durham Confederate Statue Cases Delayed Until 2018

DURHAM, NC (WNCN) – Eight of nine people charged with helping to destroy a Durham Confederate monument on Aug. 14 had their cases continued to 2018.

In court Tuesday, the attorney for the defendants requested the cases be delayed until January.

The judge granted that request leaving most of the defendants to appear in court again on Jan. 11. 

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Loan Tran entered a plea deal Tuesday where she made no admission of responsibility in the case and will not have probation. Tran will have to pay $1,250 in restitution and $180 in court fees.

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Tran had felony charges that were instead dropped down to misdemeanor and those misdemeanors will be dropped, unless she doesn’t meet the court ordered plea she entered. She is to complete 100 hours of community service with Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center. That community service must be completed by March 26, 2018.

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