Westport pro-Palestinian protester pleads guilty

Westport police say one of the two suspects who protested at a luncheon at Westport's Temple Israel has plead guilty under the Alford Doctrine.

Westport police say one of the two suspects who protested at a luncheon at Westport's Temple Israel has plead guilty under the Alford Doctrine. (10/14/15)

WESTPORT - One of the two suspects who protested at a luncheon at Westport's Temple Israel has reportedly plead guilty under the Alford Doctrine.

Westport police say that Gregory Williams and Daniel Fischer started shouting pro-Palestinian slogans during a luncheon back in May.

WestportNow.com reports Williams was fined $250 on Tuesday for breach of peace.

Under the Alford Doctrine the defendant doesn't admit guilt, but agrees that there is enough evidence to convict him. 

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