Clj, Crım, Cwp, Gen, Govact, Gunctr, Hrep, Judıc, Lgsps, Pojulg, Pol, Sen, Socı, Vıo, Wash, Amers, Namer, Legal, Reuters-Legal

Clj, Crım

Judge revokes pre-trial release of former Virginia cop facing Jan 6 charges

Judge revokes pre-trial release of former Virginia cop facing Jan 6 charges

7/29/2021 5:35:00 AM

Judge revokes pre-trial release of former Virginia cop facing Jan 6 charges

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered pre-trial detention of a former Virginia police officer who had 34 firearms on order at a gun dealership months after his arrest and initial pre-trial release on charges related to the January 6 U.S. Capitol riot.

The judge said that on June 30, prosecutors sought Robertson's arrest, resulting in the judge issuing a warrant leading to his arrest and detention on July 7 pending a ruling on the government's request to revoke his pre-trial release - the ruling the judge issued late on Wednesday.

Emmys News, Pictures, and Videos - E! Online Biden vacations at Delaware beach house after week of heavy losses Manny Pacquiao Running for Philippines President

A lawyer for Robertson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.Arguing for Robertson's pre-trial detention, prosecutors said Robertson, then still serving as a police officer in Rocky Mount, Virginia, was photographed in the Capitol during the riot making an obscene gesture in front of a statute.

Prosecutors cited social media postings by Robertson touting the Capitol riot and appearing to endorse further political violence.Following his initial release, prosecutors said the FBI learned Robertson was still "buying firearms and ammunition online and shipping these items in interstate commerce."

In a June 29 search of Robertson's home, the judge said, the FBI found a loaded M4 military-style assault rifle as well as what "appears to be a partially assembled pipe bomb."And on June 29, a Roanoke, Virginia gun dealer told the FBI Robertson had 34 guns waiting to be picked up.

"Robertson’s procurement of these dangerous weapons under the surrounding circumstances heightens the risk to public safety," the judge said, ordering Robertson's continuing detention.Reporting By Mark Hosenball; Editing by Lincoln Feast.

Our Standards:More from ReutersSign up for our newsletterSubscribe for our daily curated newsletter to receive the latest exclusive Reuters coverage delivered to your inbox. Read more: Reuters Top News »

Watch Selena Gomez Do Her Going-Out Makeup Routine, From Liquid Liner to Lip Gloss

Selena Gomez on going-out makeup, her drugstore trick for battling breakouts, and why she’s not done with being blonde just yet.

Beautiful timing. So he was back in lock-up in time for Gohmert, Gaetz and Greene to arrive... Republicans look into the Minnesota freedom fund that Harris was raising money for to get felonies out of jail, and her BLM Terrorist organization and make Pelosi answer questions

Iowa judge to decide if Mollie Tibbetts' convicted killer will get new trialAn Iowa judge is deciding whether to grant the man convicted of murdering Mollie Tibbetts a new trial.

Judge to decide whether to grant new trial in Mollie Tibbetts caseCristhian Bahena Rivera’s lawyers sought to link Tibbetts’ death to another woman’s report of being kidnapped and sexually assaulted in summer 2018. Weak, impotent justice He should be convicted on the basis of his haircut alone. 'Is this heaven ? .,. No, it's Iowa'

Judge Intervenes After Lawmakers Use $65,000 Of COVID-19 Aid On BonusesCommissioners in Shiawassee County, Michigan, paid themselves as much as $25,000 in bonuses. One commissioner said she “earned it.” Fucking Michigan checking in. Check out my Gig on Fiverr: I will make amazing animated intro outro videos Crooks incorporated Fire these grifters Michigan

Canoeing-Transgender judge champions daughter's fight for gender equalityKimberly Daniels is at the Tokyo Olympics to judge canoeing slalom, where her daughter Haley is representing Canada in an event newly introduced at the Games as a bid for greater gender equality.

Judge orders forfeiture of rare cuneiform tablet bought by Hobby Lobby in antiquities scandalAn ancient tablet featuring portions of the epic poem of Gilgamesh had been seized from the Museum of the Bible in 2019. Great work with the stock photos, that's not the tablet they seized. this is terrible news wtf is Hoppy Lobby doing in a antiquity scandal?

Wisconsin judge finds probable cause to charge police officer in fatal shootingA Wisconsin judge finds probable cause to charge police officer Joseph Mensah, who was previously cleared by a district attorney in a fatal shooting. Defund the police now Cops across America should WALK OUT...find new careers exec protection corp on line for $40k and this shit It's time to weed out the racism and corruption out of OUR law enforcement agencies. The unions that continue aiding & abetting these domestic terrorists, abusers, murderers should also be held Accountable. There is nothing about these people that are 'Peace officers'.