DISRUPTED POWER TO OVER 1500 HOUSEHOLDS AND BUSINESSES
PK (36), an engineer living in San Jose, California, was arraigned in early November for bombing two PG&E transformers in his area and causing “significant interruption and impairment of those energy facilities” which impacted over 1500 households and businesses.
In a written statement, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland reiterated, “These charges make clear that those who attack our country’s critical infrastructure will be met with the full force of the Justice Department …. We have charged [PK] with bombing two energy transformers in Northern California, leaving more than 1,500 households and businesses in the San Jose community without power. I want to thank the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Northern District of California and the FBI for their work to bring the defendant to justice and prevent further harm to the San Jose community.”
If convicted, PK faces up to 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, and three years of supervised release for each of the three counts brought against him.
Maybe he needed to be the bomb?
An indictment is merely an allegation. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
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