• Man who torched Chicago police SUV sentenced to 34 months

    9 days ago - By WGN TV

    CHICAGO - A federal judge sentenced a Chicago man to nearly three years in prison Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to setting a police SUV on fire while wearing a Joker mask during widespread May 2020 demonstrations over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
    U.S. District Judge Andrea Wood sentenced 33-year-old Timothy O'Donnell to 34 months.
    O'Donnell pleaded guilty in February to one count of interfering with law enforcement during the commission of civil disorder.
    “He set a car on fire in the middle of a crowd,” Wood said. “He did it in a way that was intended to target law...
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  • South Side man sentenced to nearly 3 years in prison for torching Chicago police vehicle during 2020 unrest

    South Side man sentenced to nearly 3 years in prison for torching Chicago police vehicle during 2020 unrest

    9 days ago - By Chicago Tribune

    A South Side man was sentenced Wednesday to 34 months in prison for setting fire to a Chicago police SUV in the Loop while wearing a “Joker” clown mask during the chaos that struck the city in 2020.
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