The man who was carrying animal fur and parading round with a policeman’s protect contained in the Capitol constructing throughout final week’s riot is the son of a distinguished decide in Brooklyn … who now has to look at his boy undergo the felony justice system.
34-year-old Aaron Mostofsky was arrested Tuesday and introduced earlier than a Brooklyn decide — not his father, Brooklyn Supreme Court docket Decide, Shlomo Mostofsky — this decide is federal. He was launched on $100k bail with strict circumstances.
Mostofsky faces 4 counts — theft of presidency property, unlawful entry right into a restricted space, unlawful entry with intent to impede authorities features, and disorderly conduct. Aaron was launched to the custody of his older brother, and was ordered to remain in NYC (until given permission) and put on an ankle monitor.
The decide additionally stated Mostofsky’s forbidden from speaking along with his co-defendants, can’t take part in any political gatherings, and has to keep away from all state capitals.
Mostofsky’s lawyer stated his shopper is conscious of the seriousness of the fees towards him … however insists he was simply “caught up” within the second.
Granted, he did get his arms on that Capitol Police protect … and posed for some bizarre photographs with out hesitation, even giving on-camera interviews! The one factor he did do since coming back from D.C. to stay low-key, it appears … get a haircut. The dude’s nearly unrecognizable now along with his new ‘do, however these glasses are a useless giveaway.
Mostofsky is scheduled to seem just about earlier than the decide later this month.