Watch viral video of Jeep driver running over Trump sign in NC, driver charged

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WILMINGTON, N.C. — Wilmington police say they have charged the man who posted the viral video showing himself running over a Trump campaign sign with his Jeep.

Julien Schuessler posted the video on March 15 with the caption, “I love having a Jeep sometimes.”

The video has since been shared more than 25,000 times.

According to WWAY, the video also caught the attention of the Wilmington Police Department, who tweeted that they were investigating the incident.

A spokesperson for the police department said Schuessler is facing charges for hit and run, reckless driving and failing to maintain lane control.

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