Former US president Donald Trump was arrested at a Georgia jail on Thursday on racketeering and conspiracy charges for trying to overturn the 2020 election results in the southern state.
The ex president was arrested on racketeering and conspiracy charges and released on a $200,000 bond. Trump headed back home to New Jersey once he was released.
Trump’s surrender in Georgia marks the fourth time this year the former president has turned himself in to local or federal officials after criminal charges were brought against him.
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#UPDATE | Former US President Donald Trump was released on $200,000 bond and headed back to the airport for his return flight home to New Jersey.
Donald Trump surrendered on charges that he illegally schemed to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia, a brisk 20-minute booking… pic.twitter.com/RjJxbDntbS
– ANI (@ANI) August 25, 2023
Former US president Donald Trump was photographed for a police mug shot after his arrest on Thursday at the Fulton County Jail in Georgia, multiple US media outlets reported citing local officials.
The picture, which has yet to be released, is set to become a world-famous image as Trump fights multiple criminal cases at the same time as running to regain the White House in next year’s election.