Skip to comments.Charges dropped against last of Inauguration Day protest defendants
Posted on 07/06/2018 5:38:48 PM PDT by seacapn
WASHINGTON Charges have been dropped against the remaining defendants arrested in the wake of violent protests on Inauguration Day 2017.
The U.S. Attorneys Office for the District of Columbia said in a statement Friday that they believe evidence shows that a riot occurred on January 20, 2017, during which more than $100,000 in damage was caused, and that 21 people have pleaded guilty for their actions that day, including one felony.
In light of the results in the cases brought to trial, however, the U.S. Attorneys Office has now moved to dismiss charges against the 39 remaining defendants in this matter, the statement said.
The U.S. Attorneys Office previously announced the dismissed charges for 38 remaining defendants, but a second motion to dismiss charges for the 39th defendant was filed later Friday.
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If over 100,000 in damages occurred, how come only one felony?
Sessions is letting Obama’s DOJ run free ,did Sessions even fire anyone
THERE IS NO EQUAL JUSTICE IN THIS NATION; NONE AT ALL!
It only takes one juror to let someone walk after their crime.
Our side needs to pick out a uniform color (black is already taken by Antifa and ISIS) and show up to rallies in uniform with masks and helmets. If the government can’t prove beyond a reasonable doubt that it was YOU who hit that Prog in the head with a sign that was stapled to a 1.5 inch thick hickory pole, then you walk away free.
It’s still the Holder Just Us Department.
The founders tried to prevent all of this by excluding the children of foreign nationals, but BOTH political parties wanted the natural protections of the natural born citizen requirement eliminated.
Of course. Now if they were “alt-righties”, they be stringing them up.
The left must be laughing their you know whats off....they got away with yet another crime...........My only source of hope is that I beleive in God and that there is a HELL awaiting those who reject him.
Law is in the courtroom, justice in the alley.
That would be accelerating the decline. I’ll pass on their tactics. Not working for them....
And once again there is no punishment for the left in this country!
Should nave given them ALL a good flogging before releasing them.
What about the constitutional rights of the many Americans who wanted to freely assemble on the DC mall to witness the inauguration of DJT but were prevented from doing so because of the presence of these rioters. In 2020 we can expect even worse rioting by these bullies on the left.
“Charges dropped against last of Inauguration Day protest defendants”
Sessions strikes again.
“Its still the Holder Just Us Department”
Might as well be with Jeff the recuser.
But but but......assaulting people and destroying property is another form of political expression. As long as it’s expressed by the left.
Things I learned living in Minnesota.
It may not be the prosecutor's fault. If the only evidence they had was that the protester was apprehended in the vicinity of the crimes, the court is right to throw the case out.
It's not clear if the prosecutors were wrong to charge people without more evidence, whether the evidence was borderline and the prosecutors thought they had enough until the court threw them out, or if the police didn't deliver enough evidence.
In any event, people are going to think twice before the protest an inauguration again.
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