Charged Dropped for Antifa Member Accused of Carrying Pipe Bomb

The Post Millennial
Article Source: The Post Millennial

Article Source: The Post Millennial

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  • Garrett James Smith, 22, of Oldsmar, Fla. was sentenced to six months probation and a $450 fine after running away from a protest in support of a Jan. 6 rioter.
  • Prosecutors chose not to pursue the charges after the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives determined the incendiary items Smith was carrying were smoke devices and not explosives.
  • At the time of the arrest, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office and FBI Tampa’s bomb technician had confirmed the pipe-style item was indeed an active explosive device.
  • Police also found a “Direct Action Checklist,” a gas mask and filters, pepper spray, smoke rockets, and flammable rags on Smith. Read More

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