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Demovictory9

(32,421 posts)
Thu Dec 7, 2023, 08:26 PM Dec 2023

J6 - Former police chief sentenced to 11 years in prison for bringing weapons, tactical gear to Capitol riot

Former La Habra police chief sentenced to 11 years in prison for bringing weapons, tactical gear to Capitol riot

A Texas man who previously served as the chief of the La Habra Police Department has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Alan Hostetter, 59, who most recently lived in Poolville, Texas, was sentenced to 135 months in prison on Thursday following a previous conviction of four felonies earlier this year.


Hostetter, who opted to represent himself in his trial, was convicted of charges including conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding and entering a restricted building with a dangerous weapon.

The United States Department of Justice said Hostetter brought tactical gear, pepper spray and hatchets to the Capitol when he and other supporters of former President Donald Trump attempted to stop Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s 2020 election victory.

Hostetter was retired from law enforcement and working as a yoga instructor when he planned and coordinated with other defendants to obstruct and interfere with the joint session of Congress.



https://ktla.com/news/politics/former-la-habra-police-chief-sentence-to-11-years-in-prison-for-participating-in-jan-6-riot/

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J6 - Former police chief sentenced to 11 years in prison for bringing weapons, tactical gear to Capitol riot (Original Post) Demovictory9 Dec 2023 OP
"Hostetter, who opted to represent himself in his trial ..." - sounds like a real genius. Jim__ Dec 2023 #1
Pic of weapons he brought to capitol Demovictory9 Dec 2023 #2
Enjoy your stay at Fed x, dude. republianmushroom Dec 2023 #3
Could be enjoying his police pension, instead will be in prison until age 70 Demovictory9 Dec 2023 #5
He'll Be Nearly 70 When He Gets Out ProfessorGAC Dec 2023 #4
He was already an A Hole before trump I am sure, good riddence. Woodwizard Dec 2023 #6
No Doubt ProfessorGAC Dec 2023 #10
Shoulda stuck to his day job. SunSeeker Dec 2023 #7
ha ha fuck that guy ZonkerHarris Dec 2023 #8
Enjoy your new life Stupid. GoodRaisin Dec 2023 #9

Jim__

(14,063 posts)
1. "Hostetter, who opted to represent himself in his trial ..." - sounds like a real genius.
Thu Dec 7, 2023, 08:57 PM
Dec 2023

Maybe he'll appeal on grounds that his lawyer was incompetent.

ProfessorGAC

(64,852 posts)
4. He'll Be Nearly 70 When He Gets Out
Thu Dec 7, 2023, 09:43 PM
Dec 2023

Assuming he gets the 15% relief.
Idiot ruined his own golden years. All because he got snagged by a conman.

ProfessorGAC

(64,852 posts)
10. No Doubt
Fri Dec 8, 2023, 08:06 AM
Dec 2023

But, his stupidity landed him in the slammer.
Got suckered. Paid the price.
Many people who get suckered lose money. He lost his freedom. What an idiot.

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