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Alexandria ‘Ally’ Lyons was arrested for a crime after people called police over her alleged role in the Saturday night riot. She is shown in an arrest photo taken after the incident

A Michigan woman was arrested after she allegedly took to Facebook to cause a riot during a weekend George Floyd protest.

22-year-old Alexandria ‘Ally’ Lyons from Grand Rapids was arrested on charges after people called the police over her alleged role in the Saturday night riot.

She is accused of helping to incite violence that led to broken windows and fires during a live post on Facebook.

Lyons is said to have posted the video, which has since been removed and shows herself during the protest drinking a beer believed to have been looted from a bar called Mojo, police said in court documents.

Police say they also saw Lyons slam the window of the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office and others. The woman appears in a second video that she subsequently recorded at a party at her home.

The images show clothes that are said to have been stolen by an unknown man during the riots. The video also shows some of the violence that broke out during the riot.

Riots in Grand Rapids Saturday night can be seen above in images posted on Facebook

Riots in Grand Rapids Saturday night can be seen above in images posted on Facebook

Riots in Grand Rapids Saturday night can be seen above in images posted on Facebook

Lyons then appears in a second video of a party at her home, in images (photo) posted online

Lyons then appears in a second video of a party at her home, in images (photo) posted online

An unidentified man in video footage of the party is seen wearing clothes believed to have been stolen from F. David Barney Clothiers on Ottawa Avenue

An unidentified man in video footage of the party is seen wearing clothes believed to have been stolen from F. David Barney Clothiers on Ottawa Avenue

Lyons then appears in a second video of a party at her home, in images (photo) posted online

The clothes are said to have been stolen from F. David Barney Clothiers on Ottawa Avenue, MLive reports.

The riot damaged 100 businesses in the center, including some that were looted, police said.

Lyon was brought to trial Tuesday. She is being held on a $ 40,000 bond and sentenced to 10 years in prison. She has also been charged with malicious property destruction, which could lead to 5 years in prison if convicted.

Mojo contributor Nick Abare called Lyons “ one of the human junk that Grand Rapids riots used to their own advantage to break in and steal from Mojos, ” in a Facebook post sharing the video of her at her house party .

Bare goes on to say that the violence also targeted an antique shop owned by his friend’s grandfather and a jewelry store.

He claims that she sells the items online and that she shared “shamelessly” about her alleged social media actions, “seeking greater attention.”

22-year-old Alexandria ‘Ally’ Lyon from Grand Rapids was arrested after she allegedly took to Facebook to cause a riot following a protest by George Floyd over the weekend. She is depicted in an image on Instagram

22-year-old Alexandria ‘Ally’ Lyon from Grand Rapids was arrested after she allegedly took to Facebook to cause a riot following a protest by George Floyd over the weekend. She is depicted in an image on Instagram

22-year-old Alexandria ‘Ally’ Lyons from Grand Rapids was arrested after she allegedly took to Facebook to cause a riot following a protest by George Floyd over the weekend. She is depicted in an image on Instagram

A Mojo's Bar employee who was looted on Saturday evening convicted her and others for allegedly being involved in the riot following a protest by George Floyd

A Mojo's Bar employee who was looted on Saturday evening convicted her and others for allegedly being involved in the riot following a protest by George Floyd

An image of Lyon posted on her Instagram shows that she appears to have a stack of bills

An image of Lyon posted on her Instagram shows that she appears to have a stack of bills

An employee of the looted Mojo’s Bar called Lyons (left and right) “one of the human junk that used the Grand Rapids riots to their own advantage to break into and steal from Mojo’s.” She is pictured left and right for the incident

“People like this who manipulate peaceful protests and turn them into something for their own personal gain are individuals of the lowest level,” he wrote in the post.

“My blood is boiling. She is the personification of hatred that comes from hatred, and I certainly hope she pays for it. ‘

Lyon also has a previous record, WoodTV8 reports.

At the age of 16, she pleaded guilty to indecent exposure after posting images of herself with another teen in 2014. She was then a student at Grandville High School.

Lyon was pictured on Tuesday during her lecture. She is being held on a $ 40,000 bond and sentenced to 10 years in prison. She has also been charged with malicious property destruction, which could lead to 5 years in prison if convicted

Lyon was pictured on Tuesday during her lecture. She is being held on a $ 40,000 bond and sentenced to 10 years in prison. She has also been charged with malicious property destruction, which could lead to 5 years in prison if convicted

Lyon was pictured on Tuesday during her lecture. She is being held on a $ 40,000 bond and sentenced to 10 years in prison. She has also been charged with malicious property destruction, which could lead to 5 years in prison if convicted

She was also previously incarcerated for nearly five months on charges of a drug charge, WoodTV8 reports.

Lyon was the second person to be charged with a crime after this weekend’s violence in Grand Rapids.

18-year-old Adrian Keech Baker from Gobles was charged with riots after police saw him break Biggby Coffee’s window.

He was also arrested on charges of theft in a building and deliberate destruction of property.

Lyon was the second person to be charged with a crime after this weekend's violence in Grand Rapids. 18-year-old Adrian Keech Baker from Gobles was charged with riots after police saw him break Biggby Coffee's window

Lyon was the second person to be charged with a crime after this weekend's violence in Grand Rapids. 18-year-old Adrian Keech Baker from Gobles was charged with riots after police saw him break Biggby Coffee's window

Lyon was the second person to be charged with a crime after this weekend’s violence in Grand Rapids. 18-year-old Adrian Keech Baker from Gobles was charged with riots after police saw him break Biggby Coffee’s window

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