Verdicts were announced for the final four defendants in the Malheur Refuge case in Portland, OR.
It was a mixed bag. Darryl Thorn got the worst deal, guilty on 2 charges; Conspiracy to impede federal workers and fFirearm in a federal facility. Jason Patrick was next with not guilty on the firearm charge, but Patrick was found guilty of Conspiracy to impede federal workers. Duane Ehmer was found not guilty on the conspiracy charge, but guilty of Depredation of government property. Jake Ryan was found not guilty on 2 charges: Conspiracy to impede federal workers and firearm in a federal facility. Jake was found guilty of Depredation of governement property.
For the record, witnesses for the defense were denied, the jury asked for a transcript to review and that was denied. The people on the ground can tell the story. Appeals WILL be made. Sentencing is tentatively set for May 10.
My Thoughts On The Verdict – Kelli Stewart – Portland, OR – 3/10/17
The Oregonian – Read reaction to mixed verdict in second Oregon standoff trial – http://www.oregonlive.com/oregon-standoff/2017/03/officials_make_statements_afte.html#incart_river_home
Two convicted of conspiracy, but two acquitted in Oregon occupation trial – http://www.oregonlive.com/oregon-standoff/2017/03/oregon_occupation_trial.html
And of course, the trial in Nevada is still going on for the Bundys, Pete Santilli and the others. Defendant Gregg Burleson had a medical issue in court yesterday…story here…
I will say this, Anna J. Brown…you are an absolute disgrace to your profession, and a traitor to the Constitution.
Ethan Knight, I don’t know how you live with yourself.
FREE OUR PATRIOT POLITICAL PRISONERS!
God Bless America!