1 year for straw purchase that lead to 3 murders

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1 year for straw purchase that lead to 3 murders

Postby Bruenor » Thu May 24, 2018 8:32 pm

Good to see they have such harsh sentencing for this crime. [/s] how ridiculous.. should be a lot longer.
http://www.guns.com/2018/05/24/girlfrie ... r-charges/

Andrea Sibley, 29, was given one year in prison and three on parole in U.S. District Court in Tacoma on charges of abetting a felon in possession of a firearm and making a false statement during the purchase of a firearm.

According to court documents, Sibley was the longtime girlfriend of Brent Ward Luyster, a swastika-tattooed skinhead with a criminal record that dated as far back as 1997. Then 19 and in college, she met him on a trip that entailed her picking Luyster up from prison. Despite knowing he was a felon and an avowed white supremacist, she remained in a relationship with him for nearly a decade, punctuated by times she left him due to domestic violence.

She provided Luyster with at least nine firearms purchased from area gun stores and private parties between March 2015 and March 2016 under her name and her parents’ address.

One of those firearms he used to pistol-whip his ex-girlfriend and shoot at her in front of Sibley. Prosecutors argued he later fatally shot three of his own friends –Joseph Mark Lamar, Zachary David Thompson, and Janell Renee Knight — in a rural home in 2016 over concerns they were talking to federal investigators about the pending assault charge on the ex-girlfriend.
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Re: 1 year for straw purchase that lead to 3 murders

Postby catfish86 » Sun May 27, 2018 9:05 am

The potential sentence was 10 years. She absolutely knew of his criminal record...she picked him up from prison. She gets a year. The prosecutor's statement makes it sound like she got significant time. Meanwhile, a mother of 3 in PA with a CHL gets threatened with 5 years minimum because she went shopping in NJ and NJ doesn't recognize her CHL and required a pardon from the governor to get her out of that insanity.
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