Four Antifa-supporting “activists” facing multiple federal charges over Portland anarchy, including explosive charges


PORTLAND, OR – Four Antifa terrorists have been arrested and are facing federal charges for crimes committed during violent protests and rioting over the last year. Charges range from destruction of federal property to possession of explosives.

Richard Timothy Hernandez, 56, of Portland, has been charged with three counts of destruction of government property.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, federal investigators obtained evidence that Hernandez participated in three separate riots in the city. During the riots, Hernandez allegedly broke more than a dozen windows at the Hatfield Courthouse and ICE Portland Field Office.

On March 14, Hernandez reportedly threw as many as 74 rocks at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building, causing more than $21,000 damage. He reportedly threw 13 objects at the courthouse causing $143,513 damage.

Rowan McManigal, previously known as Daniel McManigal, 19, of Lake Oswego, has been charged with conveying false or misleading information about possessing incendiary chemical agents on federal property.

McManigal pulled wires from the ICE Portland Field Office’s card reader and intercom in December 2020 during rioting, according to the Department of Justice.

Reportedly, about 30 people had gathered at the ICE office and began to vandalize the property. McManigal allegedly stood in a walkway in front of the building’s main entrance for several minutes before his arrest.

Officers searched McManigal’s belongings and found a hoax explosive device with a hand-drawn hazmat placard. McManigal admitted that the device only contained water and was made to “waste people’s time.”

A third person involved in the riots was Tracy Lynn Molina, 48, who stands accused of failing to comply with a lawful order outside the ICE building, disorderly conduct, and assault on a federal officer.

All three defendants were released from custody pending trial and ordered not to return after business hours to the ICE building, the downtown federal courthouse, or the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building in Portland.

At her hearing, Molina objected to the prosecutor’s attempts to ban her from all federal properties pending trial.

“Seems kind of overdone for a made-up lie,” she told the judge. She added that she’s Native American, has family on a reservation, and that she visits the Veterans Affairs Medical Center often.

The judge limited the restrictions to the three listed facilities.

Malik Fard Muhammad, 24,  who was previously arrested and jailed on 26 charges, is also now facing new federal charges of possession of unregistered destructive devices, engaging in civil disorder, obstructing law enforcement, and using explosives to commit a federal felony.


According to federal authorities, Muhammad participated in Portland riots in September and October 2020 where he intentionally jeopardized the lives of police officers, destroyed public property, and committed and encouraged other acts of violence.

Muhammad was arrested in April on eight warrants out of Portland after police said he threw multiple firebombs at officers and buildings during the protests.

He has since been charged with 26 state felonies in Multnomah County Circuit Court, including attempted aggravated murder, first-degree attempted murder, first-degree criminal mischief, riot and unlawfully possessing a firearm, the Department of Justice said.

Muhammad was present during a Sept. 5 “large civil disturbance” in east Portland in which demonstrators threw fireworks, Molotov cocktails, and bottles at police, according to court documents. Prosecutors say text messages on the man’s phone indicate he gave rioters baseball bats, and surveillance footage from a Goodwill store reportedly shows him buying the bats and several growler bottles.

He also took part in two riots in late September, where Molotov cocktails were thrown at police. On September 23, an officer’s leg caught fire from one of the bombs allegedly thrown by Muhammad.

On October 11, 2020, he was again arrested for using a metal baton to smash windows in downtown Portland. He had a loaded firearm in a pocket at the time of his arrest.

The Department of Justice wrote in a statement:

“Muhammad’s trip to Portland does not appear to be an isolated event. Investigators obtained evidence that he traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, in August 2020 to meet with anti-government and anti-authority violent extremist groups to conduct firearms and tactical training.”

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Florida criminal who was arrested in Portland in 2020 arrested again – this time for bringing a shotgun onto a bus

May 31, 2021


PORTLAND, OR – A 24-year-old man who was arrested during a riot in Portland back in 2020 where he allegedly smashed business and church windows was arrested again earlier in May, with authorities saying the suspect was unlawfully carrying a loaded handgun and shotgun onto a TriMet bus.

Police were called out to the area of SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway and SW Bertha Boulevard at approximately 1:00 p.m. on May 29th in response to an armed man on a TriMet bus.

When officers arrived at the scene, they reportedly encountered 24-year-old Jarrod Deferrari who was allegedly carrying a shotgun, shells, a loaded handgun, “restricted” knives and brass knuckles.

Authorities say that Deferrari was removed from the bus without incident or injury but noted that the suspect was uncooperative during the arrest. Deferrari was reportedly charged with unlawful possession of firearm, two counts of possession of loaded firearm in a public place and four counts of carrying a concealed weapon.

This isn’t Deferrari’s first encounter with authorities in Portland, as he was arrested back on November 4th of 2020 for allegedly using a hammer to smash the windows of Riverside Tobacco, St. Andre Bessette Catholic Church and Alco Properties.

The riot from November 4th where Deferrari allegedly participated in was an evening where a total of twelve people were arrested for a variety of offenses – with one suspect, 23-year-old William K. Beecher, arrested for allegedly throwing a firework at officers during the chaos. 

In Deferrari’s arrest report from November of last year, it was noted that he is not from Portland – but apparently resides in Sunrise, Florida.

The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office noted that the damage caused during the November 4th incident by the suspect was over $7,000.

The District Attorney’s Office is still working this case from last year against Deferrari, where he was reportedly charged with felony riot and three counts of criminal mischief in relation to the incident.

Also, on May 21st, Washington County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an unoccupied home off of SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway where there were reports of smoke emanating from the home.

Deputies were said to have encountered Deferrari at the unoccupied residence, where he was charged with criminal trespass with a firearm. 




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