John Sellers walked into the Philadelphia courthouse two weeks ago, facing a string of charges from demonstrations during the Republican convention. The 34-year-old director of the Ruckus Society was accused of 14 misdemeanors, ranging from disorderly conduct to obstructing a highway to "possession of an instrument of crime"his cell phone. Sellers was one of at least six activists charged during the August convention for carrying cell phones, which police and city officials claim they used to orchestrate a "well-planned conspiracy to shut... More >>>
By photo: Andrew Goldberg
Dial a riot: cops say activists used cell phones to spark chaos at the GOP convention.