By Savannah Smith  |  08-17-2018   News
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The man who attempted to blow up a Confederate statue at a Houston park last summer has been sentenced to more than six years in prison.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BREAKING?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#BREAKING</a> Houston man gets 6 years in prison for trying to blow up a Hermann Park Confederate statue<a href="https://t.co/ls8hLmNPCR">https://t.co/ls8hLmNPCR</a></p>&mdash; ABC13 Houston (@abc13houston) <a href="https://twitter.com/abc13houston/status/1030532078264184832?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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A federal judge on Friday also meted out a $10,000 fine against 26-year-old Andrew Schneck. Schneck pleaded guilty in March to maliciously damaging property receiving federal assistance. Because he entered a plea, he became eligible for a more lenient sentence.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">BREAKING: Andrew Schneck, who studied chemistry in college, pleaded guilty to attempting to blow up statute of a Confederate officer last summer in Houston’s Hermann Park with a homemade device. Told judge he intended to damage the statue permanently. Story coming.</p>&mdash; Gabrielle Banks (@GabMoBanks) <a href="https://twitter.com/GabMoBanks/status/978679616461295616?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 27, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Schneck was caught last August holding two boxes with duct tape and wires, along with a small tube containing explosive compounds near a statue of Richard Dowling. His plot was foiled thanks to an alert Houston park ranger who noticed that Scheck was up to something.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Radical Alt Left Andrew Schneck, the man accused of trying to blow up a Confederate statue <a href="https://t.co/n07JQe4xiG">https://t.co/n07JQe4xiG</a> via <a href="https://twitter.com/HoustonChron?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@houstonchron</a></p>&mdash; Deplorable RM (@RMaintainers) <a href="https://twitter.com/RMaintainers/status/900333386119643136?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 23, 2017</a></blockquote>

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Tests later revealed that the items in Schneck’s possession were explosive materials.

Richard Dowling was a lieutenant in the Confederate army whose unit gallantly defeated a Union invasion force at the Battle of Sabine Pass in 1863.

In 2013, Schneck also got into trouble with the law after authorities discovered that he conducted “chemistry experiments” at his home. A year after that, he was convicted of the crime of not conforming to storage of explosive material and sentenced to five years of probation and a $159,000 fine.

The attempted bombing happened amid a wave of protests over Confederate monuments across the country.

Source:

https://www.click2houston.com/news/man-sentenced-for-trying-to-blow-up-confederate-statue-at-hermann-park

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Anonymous No. 34237 1534543776

The idiot should have gotten at least 20 years, he could have killed anyone just walking by! Those statues are our history like them or not. If you don't like them don't look at them!

Anonymous No. 34245 1534553071

should have got the death penalty

Lol, fuck the USA No. 34259 1534562208

The Allies removed all the Nazi shit from Europe but can't remove the dixie shit that is causing racial and politically motivated deaths to this very day?? LOL @ THE FUCKING AMERIMUTT HYPOCRITES!

Anon No. 34323 1534606173

Glad he's going to prison. Would he have gotten less time if he were black?

Anon No. 34239 1534607333
Glad he's going to prison. Would he have gotten less time if he were black?
Anonymous No. 34240 1534788146
Race traitor. These are the real enenies
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