DENVER (CBS4) – A Denver man who pleaded guilty to retaliating against Colorado judges has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Activist Eric Brandt pleaded guilty to three counts of retaliating against a judge in three separate cases in Denver, Jefferson County and Adams County.
The Denver case happened in 2019. Brandt was charged with a felony of retaliation after he allegedly made several videos threatening a specific Denver County Court judge, and called the judge’s office saying he thought the judge should be shot in front of his children, according to documents and recordings obtained by CBS4.READ MORE: Police: Man Kills 6 Adults & Himself At Colorado Springs Birthday Party
Brandt posted a video online that gave the judge’s home address and called for their murder.READ MORE: Denver Police Officer Shot Saturday Night, Suspect On The Loose
His actions led to police having to provide extra patrols at the judge’s home.MORE NEWS: $30,000 Reward Now Offered In 1970 Murder Of Marilee Burt
Judge Hoffman sentenced Brandt to 4 years per count to run consecutively.