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Man Sentenced to 46 Months in Federal Prison for Brandishing Rifle at Black Lives Matter Protest – NewsNet

A person attending a “Black Lives Matter” protest is serving time in federal jail in connection to a loaded gun incident and standoff with police final June. 

Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Prerak Shah introduced that 25 12 months previous Lubbock, Texas native Emmanuel Quinones was sentenced to 46 months in jail prior prices of creating interstate threats.

An announcement by the U.S. Secret Service claims that Lubbock Police tackled Quinones after refusing to drop a loaded Smith & Wesson .223 caliber semi-automatic rifle he took to a “Black Lives Matter protest in June of 2020. A launch states that the occasion had seen many had gathered within the Texas city to precise their first modification within the aftermath of the dying of George Floyd final summer season.

During the detainment, the person allegedly repeated the phrases “This is a revolution” and “President Trump must die.” 

In late 2020 the person admitted to his actions in court docket and to prior claims of creating threats on-line. 

He additionally admitted to creating on-line claims that he had purchased gun elements to assault what he known as “racist” and “MAGA people.”

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