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: Denver Tied 126-Year-Old Record High Saturday, Lands In Top 5 For 90 Degree Days
Brandt posted a video online that gave the judge’s home address and called for their murder.READ MORE: Police, Firefighters, Rescue Teams Continue Search For Diana Brown, Missing Flash Floods Ripped Through Poudre Canyon
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Judge Hoffman sentenced Brandt to 4 years per count to run consecutively.