The seven New Afrikan Black Panther Party “comrades” arrested for riots in New York on Friday night are wealthy students, models, art directors and singers.
The NYPD tweeted their mugshots over the weekend and decried their actions as “the height of hypocrisy”, calling one of the women “the poster of white privilege.”
Clara Kraebber, 20, was arrested along with Adi Srovich, 20, Frank Fuhrmeister, 30, model Claire Severine, 27, Etkar Surette, 27, and Elliot Rucka, 20, Jade O’Halloran, 30 .
“On Friday, September 4, these people were arrested for rioting during protests in Manhattan,” NYPD News tweeted Tuesday.
“They were part of a large group that smashed store windows. Our investigation into this incident is continuing.
The group is believed to be behind the estimated $ 100,000 damage to Manhattan businesses on Friday night.
At least two Starbucks, five banks and one Duane Reade have had their windows smashed. Police recovered two stun guns, smoke grenades, and burglary and graffiti tools.
The protest was announced on Twitter by groups calling themselves the “New Afrikan Black Panther Party” and the “Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement”.
Left to right: Clara Kraebber, 20, Elliot Rucka, 20, Frank Fuhrmeister, 30, Jade O’Halloran, 30, model Claire Severine, 27, Etkar Surette, 27, and Adi Sragovich, 20 years
Clara Kraebber, 20, daughter of Columbia professor and architect, Upper East Side apartment and sprawling Connecticut mansion
Kraebber is the daughter of a Columbia professor and architect and declined to comment when she was reached by phone at her family’s second home in Connecticut over the weekend.
Kraebber, an undergraduate student at Rice University. Her father is a psychiatrist and teaches in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University, and her mother is an architect in a prestigious Manhattan firm.
The family bought a $ 1.8 million apartment on the Upper East Side in 2016 and also own a house with four fireplaces in Connecticut.
“I wonder what her wealthy parents think of their daughter. How would they feel if they graffiti their townhouse? A police source told The Post.
“This girl should be the star child of white privilege, having grown up on the Upper East Side and in another Connecticut home,” the source said. This is the height of hypocrisy.
Kraebber declined to comment on the charges against the New York Post when she was reached by phone at her family’s second home in Connecticut, saying, “No – not at this time – I don’t want to talk about it.”
Adi Srovich, 20, student and singer performing at her local yacht club
Srovich, 20, is a student and singer whose family says they lost their phone during the riots
Adi Srovich, 20, is a student and singer whose musical talents were once showcased in the Great neck record after giving a performance at the local yacht club.
Her family said The New York Post she lost her phone in the riots on Saturday, but her mother quickly arranged for her to receive a new one.
Her mother, who is an English teacher at Queensborough Community College in Queens, told The Post: “She hasn’t been in touch very much, she’s off to do her own thing.
“I kept thinking that I would get a call from the hospital or that she would be arrested because it seemed like a dangerous time right now.
“At least she’s not on Rikers!”
Frank Fuhrmeister, 30, independent art director for Joe Coffee, Pepsi, Samsung and Glenlivet
Frank Fuhrmeister, 30, is a freelance art director whose portfolio includes commercials for Joe Coffee, Pepsi, Samsung and The Glenlivet.
Frank Fuhrmeister, 30, of Stuyvesant Heights, is a freelance art director whose portfolio includes ads for Joe Coffee, Pepsi, Samsung and Glenlivet.
Fuhrmeister studied fine arts and photography at Florida State College in Jacksonville and graduated in 2011.
On his Instagram account, he specifies that his pronouns are ‘he’ and ‘him’.
In a description of his work with Pepsi, Fuhrmeister wrote: “In a campaign to express what it means to live fully, Pepsi approached me to share the story through design.
“I felt the mission was best expressed by sharing content (hashtag) and sharing love (heart; seen on social media). I started to combine the elements and opted for a simple concept that captures the essence of Pepsi’s branding. ‘
Claire Severine, 27, Manhattan-based globetrotting model and actress
Séverine moved to New York after traveling the world and, according to a model profile, believes that “beauty can be found everywhere and in everyone, if you look around you”.
She is also set to appear in an upcoming online TV series titled Émigré.
Her modeling page has now been deleted from the agency she worked with.
On her Instagram profile, she specifies that her favorite pronouns are her.
Model Claire Severine, 27, moved to New York City after traveling the world and, according to a model profile, believes that “beauty can be found everywhere and in everyone, if you look around you”
Etkar Surette, 27, dual Austro-American citizen of Prospect Park South
Surette lives in Prospect Park South and spent the summer in Austria in her youth.
He has a history of protest and in 2012 participated in “Occupy Wall Street” in the wake of the global financial crisis.
In 2005, he was featured by The Associated Press due to his dual Austrian and American citizenship and the fact that he flew between the two countries unaccompanied.
He posed for photos in a shirt, pants and hat with his two passports sticking out of his shirt pocket for the story.
Etkar Surette, now 27, is shown above in 2005 at the age of 12, sitting on his front porch in Brooklyn for a story about how he had dual Austrian and American citizenship and frequently flew on his own.
Elliot Rucka, 20, son of famous comic book author Greg Rucka
Elliot Rucka is from Portland where riots have been raging for over 100 days.
He is the son of famous comic book authors Greg Rucka and Jennifer Van Meter.
Greg Rucka has worked on comics such as Action Comics, Batwoman, Detective Comics, and the DC Comics Superman: World of New Krypton miniseries.
He wrote the script for the 2020 film The Old Guard, starring Charlize Theron, based on his comic book series of the same name.
Elliot Rucka, 20, is from Portland, where riots have been raging for more than 100 days. He is the son of famous comic book authors Greg Rucka and Jennifer Van Meter
Jade O’Halloran, 30, is a researcher whose Twitter and Linkedin profiles have recently disappeared.
Cops confirmed on Saturday that eight arrests had been made of people aged 19 to 30 for riots and related charges on Friday evening
Six other businesses below West 22nd Street have also had their windows smashed, including several banks and Duane Reade. The shattered Starbucks window
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