Another Colorado man, Patrick Montgomery, is going through federal charges following the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6.
DENVER — Littleton resident Patrick Montgomery, 48, uploaded proof of his revolt in social media postings, in line with a federal arrest warrant outlining the federal case filed towards him.
Montgomery is going through two charges following the Jan. 6 siege on the US Capitol that left 5 individuals lifeless. They embrace:
- Knowingly coming into or remaining in any restricted constructing or grounds with out lawful authority
- Violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.
Court information comprise a number of pictures of Montgomery, together with one the place he seems contained in the Senate Chambers.
9News Legal Expert Scott Robinson says Montgomery may resist a 12 months in jail if convicted of those charges.
Montgomery appeared nearly in U.S. District Court on Tuesday afternoon and was doubtless launched on an unsecured $5,000 bond.
“We stormed the Senate…opened those Chamber door for Transparency!” Montgomery posted on social media, in line with federal courtroom paperwork.
Records point out a number of individuals acknowledged Montgomery from social media postings. In response to individuals who contacted him, Montgomery reacted defiantly, in line with the federal warrant.
“I didn’t storm the fortress violently,” Montgomery told someone, according to his federal court case documents. “My group was let in peacefully by the police we have been speaking to with respect. We got here a[n]d left peacefully earlier than the anarchist and Antifa confirmed up breaking shit and being hoodlums.”
There is not any proof to help his declare about Antifa and anarchists.
“Following others right into a restricted space is a federal offense whether or not you battered down the door or stroll in after others pressured the entry,” said Robinson. “Doesn’t matter in any respect to the courts, and it received’t matter in any respect to anybody in any respect however maybe the sentencing decide.”
“Got nothing to hide,” he instructed another person who despatched him a message.
In 2007, Montgomery, knowledgeable looking information, was discovered responsible of a misdemeanor for looking, trapping, or fishing with out permission.
In Oregon in 2002 he was charged with two DUI misdemeanors and accused of violating a wildlife license.
Two extra Coloradans have additionally been charged in reference to the tried coup. Robert Gieswein, 24, of Woodland Park and Olympian Klete Keller additionally face charges.
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