Suspect In Stomping Of Woman At Debate Is Rand Paul Staffer; Police Serve Him With Criminal Summons
Tim Profitt, Rand Paul’s Bourbon County coordinator, is being served with a criminal summons in connection with the stomping of MoveOn.org member Lauren Valle (pictured) outside the Kentucky U.S. Senate debate. The police statement reads:
Today, October 26, 2010, detectives identified the suspect, involved in the assault, as Tim Profitt. Mr. Profitt is currently being served with a criminal summons ordering him to appear before a Fayette County District Court Judge.
Greg Sargent at Plum line has more details.
Based on the Paul campaign’s most recent statement, Paul aides have identified the assailant, or at least someone who played a key part in the melee. The Paul campaign said in that statement that they have “disassociated itself from the volunteer who took part in this incident.”