by Greg Reynolds
After days on the run from police, Marquise “Keese” Love was finally booked shortly after 5:30 a.m. local time at the Multnomah County Detention Center in Portland, OR.
The violent rioter with a long list of previous offenses was charged with assault, coercion and riot, all three of which are felonies.
But many were stunned he wasn’t charged with attempted murder as well for his savage kick to the head of his victim.
In a statement about the arrest, the Portland Police said that “Portland Police Bureau Detectives and members of the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office coordinated with the attorney for Marquise Love and this morning, Mr. Love turned himself into Detectives.”
“I am pleased the suspect in this case turned himself in and appreciate all of the efforts to facilitate this safe resolution,” said Chief Chuck Lovell. “Thank you to all of the members of the public who have provided information and tips to our investigators. Your assistance is very much appreciated.”
Love had been running from police since he was identified in a video attacking a driver who had attempted to help stop the mob from attacking a trans person.
As 24News reported last week, Love was involved in a sickening gang assault on another white man prior to the viral incident.
In a shocking video of Love’s previous attack, a large group is seen running up to a man and brutally beating him before dragging him down the street and continuing the attack. Love is clearly visible in the surveillance footage of the violence released by police in June.
Love was first identified on the anonymous message board 4Chan as the man who dealt the final kick to a Adam Haner who was savagely beaten by rioters in Portland on Sunday evening. While he was on the run he was using social media to beg people to send money to his commissary fund when he is eventually arrested.
In a post on SnapChat, Love insists he did nothing wrong.
“Might go to jail for murder tonight for a racist when all I did was fight him,” Love wrote. “Look it up on Twitter put money on my books and come see me.”