“Four counts were brought against Kent Hovind. Three counts of Mail Fraud and one count of Criminal Contempt of Court.” Is he a political prisoner? Aren’t we all? We are under martial law.
After police concluded a search of Kokesh’s Herndon, VA house on Monday, they charged him with possession of a Schedule I or Schedule II narcotic, namely psychadelic mushrooms, and also having drugs while possessing a firearm. If convicted on that count alone, he would receive a minimum sentence of two years in jail.
Kokesh was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday, but reportedly refused to leave his holding cell. He finally made his appearance before a judge the following morning, but had to be carted in on a wheelchair because he refused to cooperate.
“He happened to be in a wheeled chair because he did not want to walk,” First Lieutenant Steve Elbert of the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office told WTOP News.
When he was wheeled before a judge to be arraigned, Kokesh reportedly refused to speak.
“I’ll take your silence as your consent,” a Fairfax County judge told him, according to WJLA News.