The man who was carrying animal fur and parading round with a policeman’s defend contained in the Capitol constructing throughout final week’s riot is the son of a outstanding decide in Brooklyn … who now has to observe his boy undergo the prison 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 situations.
Mostofsky faces 4 counts — theft of presidency property, unlawful entry right into a restricted space, unlawful entry with intent to impede authorities capabilities, 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 mentioned Mostofsky’s forbidden from speaking together with his co-defendants, can not take part in any political gatherings, and has to avoid all state capitals.
Mostofsky’s legal professional mentioned his consumer is conscious of the seriousness of the costs towards him … however insists he was simply “caught up” within the second.
Granted, he did get his fingers on that Capitol Police defend … and posed for some bizarre pictures 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 together with his new ‘do, however these glasses are a lifeless giveaway.
Mostofsky is scheduled to seem just about earlier than the decide later this month.