Two Seattle Antifa rioters had been sentenced Friday in King County Superior Court Friday for the attempted arson of a Seattle police precinct. One of the rioters, who’s the son of a former Democrat lawmaker, was additionally sentenced within the assault of a police officer with a metallic baseball bat throughout race riots that rocked town following the dying of George Floyd in 2020.
Jacob Greenburg, 19, the stepson of former Democratic State Rep. Laura Ruderman, was sentenced to 5 years in jail for first-degree assault, first-degree attempted arson and first-degree reckless burning.
Danielle McMillan, 29, was sentenced to 12 months of neighborhood service for first-degree attempted arson.
During a protest that was declared a riot in the course of the ongoing riots and civil unrest close to the previous Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone in 2020, Greenburg and McMillan helped gentle Molotov cocktails that had been then thrown into the Seattle Police Department’s East Precinct.
Court paperwork confirmed that Greenburg, McMillan, and a 3rd suspect attempted to burn down the precinct whereas officers had been inside. McMillan lit the wick of a Molotov cocktail, then threw it on the precinct however it didn’t explode. Greenberg was additionally seen throwing a Molotov cocktail which hit the precinct.
According to court docket paperwork, Greenburg and McMillan had conspired in textual content messages to set fires round SPD’s East Precinct. One of the texts learn, “How many Molotov cocktails you think we should have by Labor Day cuz we shouldn’t overuse our resources.” The pair additionally mentioned destroying proof of their crime.
In texts the Greenburg and McMillan mentioned recruiting others “…who are willing to do stuff like us,” and Greenberg stated, “I say we make SPOG,” referring to the Seattle Police Officer’s Guild “a bit toasty like we did to ep tonight.”
In textual content exchanges with different rioters, Greenburg additionally admitted to throwing a Molotov cocktail on the precinct.
Greenburg was additionally charged for hitting Seattle police officer Jose Jimenez within the head with a metallic baseball bat in the course of the riot. The assault was captured on video and rapidly went viral. According to investigators Jimenez was saved by his bike helmet.
Jimenez informed the court docket Friday, “I don’t know how I’m still here.”
According to court docket paperwork, Greenburg and McMillan celebrated the assault on Jimenez in texts. Greenburg texted McMillan, “Wish he didn’t have a helmet on lol.” McMillan replied, “Well still a great shot though.”
Greenburg additionally stated in texts, “And can we like pls slit every spd throat,” and “I want the whole damn system to just burn the **** down!!! Btw I really like fire,” in addition to “I AM SO PISSED AT THE COPS!!! I ******* WENT OFF ON THEM TONIGHT!”