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‘Utterly Unacceptable’: Judge Blasts DC Jail for Not Allowing Jan. 6 Capitol Defendant Access to Evidence

Utterly Unacceptable’: Judge Blasts DC Jail for Not Allowing Jan. 6 Capitol Defendant Access to Evidence

A federal Washington D.C. judge faulted a district jail on Thursday for failing to provide evidence to a defendant who was arrested for allegedly being involved in the Jan. 6 Capitol breach and has been held there for months.

Jorden Mink, the defendant in the case, was indicted (pdf) on several federal charges, including destruction of government property and theft. Mink, who has pleaded not guilty, has been held in jail since January. Officials have alleged Mink used a baseball bat to smash windows at the Capitol and passed furniture through the smashed windows to the crowd outside.

“I can’t allow someone to sit in prison for this long without access to material,” Judge Randolph Moss said at a court hearing on Thursday, saying the delay in evidence was “utterly unacceptable” and “not consistent with due process.”

— Read more below on m.theepochtimes.com/mkt_breakingnews/utterly-unacceptable-judge-blasts-dc-jail-for-not-allowing-jan-6-capitol-defendant-access-to-evidence_3894526.html

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