NATO Protesters Appear in Court

Both men were arrested and charged during the NATO protests in Chicago

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    Christopher French was charged with felony aggravated battery to a police officer and misdemeanor resisting a police officer.

    Two men who were arrested and charged for their alleged actions during the NATO summit will appear in court Tuesday.

    Alex Cerajewski, 20, and Christopher French, 21, were charged with felonies during the NATO demonstrations in downtown Chicago.

    Cerajewski from Indiana is accused of throwing two Gatorade bottles at officers and urging "Black Bloc" anarchists to blend in with protesters, according to Chicago police.

    French is accused of pushing a police officer who was trying to arrest another protester, police said.

    Both men are scheduled to appear in court at 9:30 a.m.