Proud Boys leader who burned the BLM banner reports to prison despite last effort to get the judge to reject himself


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  • Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio pleaded guilty to burning the Black Lives Matter banner in December.

  • His lawyer filed a motion on Saturday to dismiss the judge and reduce Tario’s decision.

  • Tario was sentenced to five months in prison in August and reportedly sentenced to imprisonment on Monday night.

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Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio’s lawyer filed a final allegation on Saturday to reduce the client’s five-month sentence for burning the flag of Black Lives Matter, a member of the capital’s historic black church. Did.

However WUSA9 reporter Eric Flack reported On Monday night when Tario reported to jail to serve him 155 Japanese for now.

The case, in which Tario pleaded guilty along with other charges, occurred in December, before the riots at the Capitol on January 6.

Tario’s lawyer Lucas I. Danis said in a new filing that the judge in this case, Harold Kuschenbury Jr., should be dismissed due to prejudice.

“My eldest daughter was actually baptized in the church, and I had nothing to do with the church,” the judge said at a plea hearing in Tario in July. .. “She is now close to 40. We attended regularly when she was young.”

At that time, Kushenbury offered to resign himself, but Tario said, “It’s not necessary.”

At the July hearing, 37-year-old Tario pleaded. Guilty The DC Superior Court found one property damage and one attempted possession of a large-capacity ammunition supply device.

The flag was burned during a December 12 rally in which Tario supported former President Donald Trump for that purpose. Told the insider He oversaw security.

Cuban-American Tario recognizes that some members have a white supremacist belief, but the Proud Boys, a recognized hatred group associated with street fights and violence around the United States, are essential. Claimed not to be a racist.

Tario’s lawyer, Danise, said in a Saturday filing that Tario was unaware that the church owned the BLM flag. Danise said his client was denied due process because the government provided “ambiguous” evidence that Tario knew that the flag belonged to this church.

Danise also argues that his client’s decision is “unreasonably severe and imbalanced, taking into account the goals of the decision.”

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