Cliven Bundy Followers Found Not Guilty in Armed Standoff

But, Feds want to try them for THIRD time……

The Roper Report

(The Hill) Four defenders of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy have been found not guilty of numerous charges relating to their 2014 armed demonstration to stop a government-led cattle roundup.

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Cliven Bundy

The Arizona Republic reported Tuesday that Scott Drexler, Ricky Lovelien, Eric Parker and Steven Stewart were found not guilty on multiple charges, including conspiracy, assault on a federal officer, extortion and weapons law violations related to the standoff with federal authorities. The jury deadlocked on four charges for Parker and two against Drexler, according to the newspaper, meaning they could face a retrial.

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Defense attorney Shawn Perez told the Republic after the verdict that he was “shaking” and “teary-eyed.”

“Both Ricky and I were teary-eyed,” Perez said. “I was shaking … I have gotten not guilty verdicts before, but this was really special to me.”

The standoff occurred when…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

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