The far left rioters who were arrested for causing trouble and destruction on inauguration day are learning a major life lesson today.
Authorities are taking the charges seriously. A grand jury in Washington DC just handed out indictments like candy.
WJLA News reports:
Grand jury indicts 146 more people on felony rioting charges from Inauguration Day
A grand jury indicted 146 more people on Wednesday in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia on felony rioting charges in connection with Inauguration Day.
A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in D.C. says the 146 people were facing charges relating to incidents that occurred in the four-block area from the intersection of 13th and O Street NW to the intersection of 12th and L Street NW on January 20.
Of the 230 people arrested and charged with felony rioting connected with Inauguration Day, 209 have now been indicted.
NBC News has more:
More Than 100 Inauguration Day Protesters Indicted on Rioting Charges
A grand jury has indicted more than 100 Inauguration Day protesters on rioting charges in Washington, D.C. In total, 209 people have now been indicted.
The indictment, handed up D.C. Superior Court on Wednesday, charged 146 additional protesters with felony rioting — meaning they face a fine of up to $25,000 and a maximum of 10 years in prison.
On Inauguration Day — Jan. 20 — 230 people were arrested and charged with felony rioting. Twelve cases have been dismissed.
Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies provided 3,000 officers and were supported by 5,000 National Guard members and police officers in patrolling the streets during President Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony.
We will continue following this story.
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