South Carolina News: Columbia, White Supremacist, Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell Sentenced for Federal Gun Charges

11Jul - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell, age 31, of Conway, South Carolina, was sentenced in federal court in Florence for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g). United States District Judge Bryan Harwell, of Florence, sentenced McDowell to 33 months’ imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release.

Evidence presented at the guilty plea hearing established that the FBI became aware of McDowell’s escalating white supremacist views on social media where McDowell advocated violence against non-whites and even expressed admiration for Dylann Roof and the extreme acts of violence perpetrated by him.

Continue reading South Carolina News: Columbia, White Supremacist, Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell Sentenced for Federal Gun Charges at STL.News.



Source link