20, of the Toledo area is being held on suspicion of second-degree murder, malicious wounding and failure to stop in an accident that resulted in death, according to Superintendent Martin Kumer with the Albermarle-Charlottesville County Regional Jail.
Police in Charlottesville, VA, have leveled murder charges on the driver of a auto who plowed his vehicle into counter-protestors during Saturday's violent white supremacist rallies, killing one woman and injuring many more.
James Alex Fields, Junior of OH is charged with second degree murder, malicious wounding and hit and run.
He says a bond hearing is scheduled for Monday.
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The people on the scene were reportedly taking part in the anti-fascist demonstration against the "Unite the Right" rally of "alt-Right" protesters, including the white nationalists. Police report that three people were arrested in relation to the rally.
In response to the rally, Governor Terry McAuliffe said, "I want to urge my fellow Virginians who may consider joining either in support or opposition to the planned rally to make alternative plans".
The helicopter is believed to have been monitoring the rally when it crashed just outside of Charlottesville about 5pm yesterday local time (7am today AEST).
Thomas said that they are treating this as a criminal homicide investigation.
President Donald Trump condemned "in the strongest possible terms" what he called an "egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides" after the clashes.
"Our message is plain and simple: Go home". However, tensions flared up quickly after counter-protesters faced off with the far-right crowd. There was no record as to why Fields left the Army.