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2 convicted for tossing horse lubricant and glitter on cops

The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office says the defendants were protesting against a rally organized by a right-wing group called Patriot Prayer when officers asked to see what was in two 4-gallon (15-liter) buckets they were carrying. Robert Majure and Tristan Romine-Mann instead allegedly sprayed the slimy liquid on the officers and ran. (Portland Police Bureau)

The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office says the defendants were protesting against a rally organized by a right-wing group called Patriot Prayer when officers asked to see what was in two 4-gallon (15-liter) buckets they were carrying. Robert Majure and Tristan Romine-Mann instead allegedly sprayed the slimy liquid on the officers and ran. (Portland Police Bureau)

PORTLAND, Ore. — Two Oregon protesters have been sentenced to five days in jail for throwing horse lubricant mixed with gold glitter on two police officers at a protest.

The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office says the defendants were protesting against a rally organized by a right-wing group called Patriot Prayer when the officers asked to see what was in two 4-gallon (15-liter) buckets they were carrying.

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Robert Majure and Tristan Romine-Mann (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)

Prosecutors say Robert Majure and Tristan Romine-Mann instead sprayed the slimy liquid on the officers and ran.

Prosecutors say the two attempted to “fist bump” in celebration after they were arrested and cuffed in a patrol car.

A jury convicted them of harassment and acquitted them of a charge of disorderly conduct.

Horse lubricant is a gel used in obstetric and rectal procedures on large animals.

by Tyler Dumont

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