SANTA ANA (   —  The Orange County District Attorney’s Office on Thursday filed formal battery charges against a woman accused of assault at a “Make America Great Rally” held at Bolsa Chica State Beach in March.

Jessica Aguilar, 20, of Sacramento is described as a protester at the event.

On March 25, about 2,000 people gathered at the beach for a march and rally in support of President Donald Trump, police and first-responders.

Aguilar is accused of punching a man in the face and slapping another in the face twice.

California State Parks officers were on site to keep the peace.

Officials said four additional filing requests were submitted to the D.A.’s office in relation to the same march. Those cases were rejected because the OCDA could not prove beyond a reasonable doubt who started the fight.

Aguilar is scheduled for arraignment June 20.


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