A Rolex watch has emerged as a key piece of evidence in an arson trial related to the anti-inequality movement, Occupy Wall Street.
A watch belonging to Benjamin David Gilmore was found in two pieces among the remains of a destroyed building in Colorado. Gilmore also had burned hands, injuries the prosecution proved he did not have until after the fire, which occurred in 2011 and totalled the four-story residential complex.
Lawyers for Gilmore claimed the Rolex may have been stolen and left at the scene by the thief, and that his burns came from practicing the art of fire-spinning.
The fire in question began a block from the site of Occupy protest in the city of Fort Collins. If convicted, Gilmore could spend 30 years behind bars.