Riot Suspect Seeks Permission For Online Hookups

The Insider reports:

Thomas Sibick of Buffalo, New York was charged with assaulting a police officer and robbery, among other charges in connection to the January 6 insurrection. A judge previously released him from jail to await his trial in home confinement with his parents, specifying that he cannot use social media.

On Christmas, Sibick’s attorney filed a motion asking the judge to let him use some websites to search for a job and try to “interact with members of the opposite gender for the purpose of establishing a friendship,” according to court documents reviewed by Insider.

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Sibick is also conducting a money beg on the Christian crowdfunding site GiveSendGo, where he has so far raised $1821 out of his stated goal of $150,000.