Missouri Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crimes for Making Threats Against Augusta Mosque

On March 26, 2018, he entered a guilty plea before Chief United States District Court Judge J. Randal Hall, to three charges of Obstruction of Persons in the Free Exercise of Religious Beliefs.  He faces up to 20 years in prison without the possibility of parole for each offense, and is subject to a sentencing enhancement because he chose his victims based on their religion, classifying his actions as hate crimes.

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