Law & Crime reports:
A Florida man and member of the “Oath Keeper” militia organization who was charged with coordinating a military-style attack on the U.S. Capitol aimed at overthrowing the federal government is asking a federal judge to reconsider a ruling that will keep him in jail until the start of his criminal trial.
Lawyer for Young filed a motion on Monday seeking to have the initial bond ruling vacated, arguing that the Government lacked sufficient evidence to hold Young on the charges. They cited to his “strong character” and the “psychological burdens” Young has endured as a result of his first-ever jailing as reasons why he should be released.
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Oath Keeper Who Stormed Capitol Is Struggling to Cope Because He’s a ‘Family Man’ with ‘No Previous Experience’ Being Jailed, Lawyers Claimhttps://t.co/q3a6qoYLuh
— Law & Crime (@lawcrimenews) March 22, 2021
In a new bond motion, Graydon Young wants credit for helping “innocent bystanders” bc he helped one of the militia members who committed a trespass crime with him. pic.twitter.com/TWDa9t5Q38
— emptywheel (@emptywheel) March 22, 2021
In addition to Watkins and Crowl, Graydon Young, Kelly Meggs & Connie Meggs did security for Stone and have been been charged with conspiracy. Rob Minuta and Joshua James, both part of Stone’s Oath Keeper security detail on 1/5, also face charges. https://t.co/nODrrjqGYC
— Dan Friedman (@dfriedman33) March 19, 2021
At least five Oath Keepers who did security for Roger Stone have been charged with taking part in the 1/6 attack on the Capitol. https://t.co/nODrrj9674 Stone says never met his security guards; didn’t see their faces. But here he is with his security detail from a 12/14 event. pic.twitter.com/yslkJ9euGm
— Dan Friedman (@dfriedman33) March 17, 2021