Black Lives Matter activist accused of punching horse arrested for outstanding warrants on way to court

Black Lives Matter activist accused of punching horse arrested for outstanding warrants on way to court
Shere Dore (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Her supporters are claiming she was set up. Hmm? Did the police also conspire to make sure she had an outstanding warrant on her record that they could use as a pretext for arresting her?] 

The prominent Black Lives Matter activist accused of punching a horse was arrested Thursday morning on her way to a court date.

Shere Dore and her partner were driving to the Harris County courthouse for an appearance in the earlier case when officers pulled the pair over and arrested Dore for warrants stemming from a two-year-old speeding charge.

Local activists were quick to cry foul.

“Law enforcement agencies have decided to set Shere up for coming out against them with her activism and various allyship,” said Ashton Woods of Black Lives Matter Houston.

“They were on their way to court — the officer was literally staked out waiting for them.”

The 41-year-old was taken to the Fort Bend County jail and held pending payment of her outstanding fees, prompting the Harris County court to revoke her bond when she failed to appear.

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