A 41-year-old MAGA terrorist with an annoying four-word identify was sentenced to 4 years and 10 months in jail for violently assaulting law enforcement officials throughout the tried overthrow of the US authorities on January 6, 2021.
Kenneth Joseph Owen Thomas, of East Liverpool, Ohio, was sentenced to 5 years in jail for assaulting regulation enforcement officers defending the Capitol on January 6, 2021. Courtroom information reveal that Thomas, influenced by extremist ideologies , “punched and/or violently pushed” his fists straight into the chests of at the very least two officers, as reported by the New York Instances. He additionally confronted the officers, shouting, “You awakened a sleeping large!” which means that the police provoked his assault.
After his arrest and expenses, Thomas appeared on right-wing podcasts, bragging about his violent actions and soliciting funds from assholes in purple hats, in the end elevating greater than $77,000.
From The New York Times:
(court docket paperwork) highlighted his obvious lack of remorse of their sentencing memo, stating that Mr. Thomas had “expressed no regret for his crimes”, and that he “as a substitute sought glory and notoriety” after committing a part of the gang on January 6.
Choose Dabney Friedrich of the US District Courtroom in Washington additionally ordered Mr. Thomas to pay a superb of $20,000 and restitution of $2,000.