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Rally Planned At Jeff Davis Monument

Reward Offered For Info On Lee Statue Vandalism

August 08, 2018 - 8:46 am

Richmond, VA (1140WRVA.com) – Two Confederate heritage groups are planning a rally to protest Mayor Stoney’s Monument Ave. Commission’s recommendation to remove the Jefferson Davis memorial.  The Tennessee based CSA II along with the Virginia group “Dixie Defenders” expect to hold the event from noon to 4 pm on Sunday, August 19. 

The Department of General Services is offering a reward of $1,000 for information about whoever vandalized the Robert E. Lee statue Friday night.  The cost to remove the red paint and letters “BLM”, believed to mean “Black Lives Matter” estimated at $4,400. 

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