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Atomwaffen neo-Nazi member sentenced to 16 months in prison

Edmonds TV reporter was targeted by the group


Last updated 12/17/2020 at 10:53am

A 21-year-old Arizona man has been sentenced in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 16 months in prison for his role in a plot to deliver threatening posters to journalists and advocates, announced U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran.

One of those journalists was Edmonds resident Chris Ingalls, an investigative reporter for KING-5 News.

Johnny Roman Garza, a member of the terrorist group Atomwaffen, pleaded guilty Sept. 8 to conspiracy to mail threatening communications, to commit stalking, and to interfere with federally protected activities.

Garza is one of four men indicted in February 2020 for...

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