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The People v. Jacob Harry Burns


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I. Statement of Charges:

 

July 2nd, 2020 at approximately 1730 PDT, four individuals conspired against the state to commit acts of terror following the capture of Zane McClain after his most recent escape from Bolingbroke State Penitentiary. These events transpired as the DEFENDANT, Jacob Harry Burns, and his associates attempted First Degree Robbery at Pacific Standard Bank while holding two hostages as well as several high-powered firearms. 

18 U.S. Code § 2331 - Terrorism
Pursuant to the definitions outlined in 18 U.S. Code § 2331 and all it's subsequent subsections,
WHEREAS; the term “domestic terrorism” means activities that—

(A) involve acts dangerous to human life that are a violation of the criminal laws of the United States or of any State;

(B)appear to be intended—
    (i)to intimidate or coerce a civilian population;
    (ii)to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion; or
    (iii)to affect the conduct of a government by mass destruction, assassination, or kidnapping; and
(C)occur primarily within the territorial jurisdiction of the United States; and

 

WHEREAS; The DEFENDANT was in possession of a Carbine Rifle.

 

WHEREAS; The DEFENDANT is a known member of the organization labeled "The Crew"

 

 WHEREAS; The DEFENDANT opened fire towards law enforcement agents with an automatic Carbine

 

WHEREAS; The DEFENDANT and his associates injured NINE Law Enforcement Agents: Sam Diaz, Natalie Sullen, Alonzo Harris, Peter Reagan, Chester Benson, Matthew Cordell,  Sabastian Cote, Mikey Green, Jake Peralta

 

WHEREAS; The DEFENDANT and his organization conspired to free Zane McClain several times from Bolingbroke State Penitentiary

 

 

RESOLVED; The State Prosecution concurs that the defendant coerced two civilians into captivity and falsely imprisoned them as hostages during the robbery of Pacific Standard Bank.

 

RESOLVED; The State Prosecution concurs that the defendant utilized terror tactics in order to lure law enforcement agents and conspired to commit capital murder against law enforcement agents in order to influence the State to release Zane McClain from captivity.


RESOLVED; The State Prosecution concurs that the defendant attacked law enforcement agents with deadly force, knowingly that the force could result in death. 

 

RESOLVED; The State Prosecution concurs that the defendant premeditated these crimes as he obtained prohibited deadly weapons and falsely imprisoned two civilians. 


II. Charges:

*Charges Highlighted in Red Have Been Plead Guilty

One Count of 18 U.S. Code § 2331 - Terrorism 

One Count of PC 30605 - Possession of an Assault Weapon - G
Nine Counts of PC 664/187 - Attempted Murder 1st Degree 
One Count of PC 16590 - Possession of a prohibited weapon 
One Count of PC 25850(a) - Openly Carrying a firearm 
One Count of PC 29800 - Possession of a firearm with a suspended permit - G
One Count of PC 148(a) - Resisting, Delaying or obstructing a peace officer - G

One Count of PC 211(b) - First degree robbery 
One Count of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1) - Felon in possession of a firearm - G
Two Counts of PC 210.5 - False Imprisonment of a Hostage 
Two Counts of PC 207 - Kidnapping 
One Count of PC 186.22(a) - Gang enhancement 

 

III. Representation:

The District Attorney's Office

- District Attorney Avraham Makowski

- Executive Assistant District Attorney Franz von Krüger

- Assistant District Attorney Cruz Renshaw 

- State Prosecutor Eric Woodall

 


IV. The People's Preliminary Evidence List:

EXHIBIT A: [LINK]

 

EXHIBIT B1: [LINK]

EXHIBIT B2: [LINK]

EXHIBIT B3: [LINK]

EXHIBIT B4: [LINK]

EXHIBIT B5: [LINK]

EXHIBIT B6: [LINK]

EXHIBIT B7: [LINK]

EXHIBIT B8: [LINK]

EXHIBIT B9: [LINK]

EXHIBIT B10: [LINK

 

Additional Evidence to be Submitted During Discovery.

 

V. The People's Preliminary Witness List:

Sam Diaz

Natalie Sullen

Alonzo Harris

Peter Reagan

Chester Benson

Matthew Cordell

 Sabastian Cote

Mikey Green

Jake Peralta

Greg Repsi

 

 

VI. Sentencing

Due to the nature of these heinous crimes, the District Attorney's office is seeking life imprisonment without parole.

 

 

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The DEFENDANT has accepted a plea bargain. Details to follow.

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[PLEA DEAL] - Held in private records

Edited by capablemango

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The People V. Jacob Harry Burns

ARRAIGNMENT HEARING SUMMARY

 

One Count of 18 U.S. Code § 2331 | Terrorism - NOT GUILTY

One Count of PC 30605 | Possession of an Assault Weapon - NOT GUILTY

Nine Counts of PC 664/187 | Attempted Murder 1st Degree - NOT GUILTY

One Count of PC 16590 | Possession of a prohibited weapon - GUILTY

One Count of PC 25850(a) | Openly Carrying a firearm - GUILTY

One Count of PC 29800 | Possession of a firearm with a suspended permit - GUILTY

One Count of PC 148(a) | Resisting, Delaying or obstructing a peace officer - GUILTY

One Count of PC 211(b) | First degree robbery  - NOT GUILTY

One Count of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1) | Felon in possession of a firearm - GUILTY

Two Counts of PC 210.5 | False Imprisonment of a Hostage - GUILTY

Two Counts of PC 207 | Kidnapping - NOT GUILTY

One Count of PC 186.22(a) | Gang enhancement - NOT GUILTY

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I would like to schedule the trial for this case for Monday 13th July 2020 at 1500 (EST). Could the Defense Counsel and Prosecution please post availability. 

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I also need to see the Defense Counsel for this case to post here stating they will be representing Mr Burns. 

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Presiding Judge has been handed over to David Tindell due availability. 

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Preliminary Hearing will be scheduled for tonight! 4pm CST 

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Defendant plead guilty to all charges after a plea deal accepted. Sentenced to 4 years (4 days) imprisonment and a $30,000 fine. 

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He will additionally be subject to 14 days of probation following his release. 

 

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