The Colorado geophysicist alleged the beating and dragging of a set of stairs in the Capitol riot on January 6 served as a real-life mine, clearing military sites of unexplained bombs before his arrest.
Jeffrey Sabol, 51 – who was arrested in late January in Westchester County after committing suicide in Switzerland and buying a plane ticket – sniffing unexplained bombs for more than 20 years, his brother in Washington, DC , Wrote to a federal court judge attempting to free him from a pending trial in prison.
Sabol’s brother, a military colonel, wrote in the letter, “My brother has found a way to serve his country through active duty, but to work at unproven military sites.
“He has done this for more than 20 years, first working as a person who locates the material, and then has promoted his most recent position of quality control and safety to ensure that All employees are safe at every level of this incredibly dangerous work, ”she added.
In a separate letter, Sabol’s parents also said that he would travel around the world to clear the military sites of the bombs.
“[Companies] He sent the entire country as well as Guam, Midway and Afghanistan to clear the military sites of the unabated ordinance, ”he wrote.
Sabol’s lawyer argued in an application for bail on Monday that several letters by his relatives and friends to his character – and to show that he was not a threat to the community.
Sabol, who grew up in New York, was allegedly captured on video in a frenzied crowd in Capitol, dragging a police officer off a flight of stairs during the riots.
A prosecutor said in court that the officer was beaten by a mob of Trump supporters, including a rioter with an American flag.
The accused said in their statement in January that Sabol was shown holding a police pole against an officer’s neck.
Prosecutors believe Sabol drove the club away from another officer in the scuffle, which could result in additional charges against him.
After the riots, Sabol allegedly fled to Westchester County, where he bought a plane ticket to Switzerland and attempted suicide on 11 January.
Police in New City found him in his car, “according to court documents,” covered in blood, suffering severe wounds to both thighs and arms.
Sabol told police that he was “fighting atrocities in the DC Capitol” and that he was wanted by the FBI when he stopped him.