Thomas Fee of Freeport, New York, faces up to six months in prison after being convicted of a misdemeanor plea.
Jordan Fisher, Eric Flack, Stephanie Wilson
January 12, 2022 12:39 pm EST
11:43 AM EST January 13, 2022
Washington — A retired New York firefighter who sent a “selfie” to Congressmen from within the US Capitol on January 6 pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor parade this week.
Thomas Fee of Freeport, NY, appeared in front of Judge John D. Bates of the United States on Tuesday and entered a plea for class “B” misdemeanor a few days after the first anniversary of the Capitol riots. .. Other riot defendants were sentenced to 45 days in prison from probation on the same charges, but he faces up to six months in prison in his sentence.
Fees were one of the first defendants arrested in connection with an attack on the US Capitol. In requesting documents after his arrest on January 19, 2021. The prosecution said the charges were identified after texting his photos and videos inside the Capitol. To the brother of his girlfriend who happened to be a special agent of the US Foreign Ministry.
Agent sees a post from her sister on Facebook and reports that her boyfriend Fee was in DC “at a rally” on January 6th. Rotunda of the Houses of Parliament, along with a video and text that says he is “at the tip of a spear.”
The agent then passed those messages to the FBI’s Joint Terrorist Task Force.
More than 170 defendants have pleaded guilty to crimes related to the parliamentary riots, from misdemeanors to police assaults with dangerous weapons. The largest decision ever passed was sent to Robert Scott Palmer, Florida. He was put in jail for 63 months for attacking police with wooden boards and a fire extinguisher.
The fee was scheduled to return to court for a ruling on April 1.
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