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On Tuesday, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that a Portland Antifa member has pleaded guilty in relation to a May 2021 riot in downtown, and has been sentenced to 60 months of probation.
Jarrid Bailey Huber, 23, pleaded guilty to one count of Arson in the Second Degree, one count of Criminal Mischief in the First Degree, and one count of Riot. Despite the felony convictions, Huber was sentenced on April 26 to 60 months of probation and ordered to pay more than $20,000 in restitution to the organizations and businesses he damaged during the riot by Judge Benjamin Soude, according to the District Attorney’s office.
On May 25, 2021, a large group of over 100 people rioted in downtown Portland, damaging the Justice Center as well as businesses in the area.
Huber, according to the press release, “played a part in pushing a dumpster against the Justice Center and starting a fire in it, which blocked traffic and resulted in minor damage to the building.”
Self-described journalist Huber proceeded to vandalize and damage businesses in the downtown area, including a Starbucks and a local jewelry store, and was ordered to pay the coffee chain $11,983 and Estate Jewelry Co. $8,622.
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