Feds Arrest Brooklyn Judge's Son Who Stormed US Capitol

Law360 (January 12, 2021, 12:29 PM EST) -- The son of a New York state judge — Kings County Supreme Court Justice Steven "Shlomo" Mostofsky — was arrested Tuesday morning in Brooklyn in connection with the riots at the U.S. Capitol last week, before a federal judge released him on bail later that afternoon.

Aaron Mostofsky, 34, faces a felony charge of theft of government property as well as charges of illegally entering a restricted building and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday. Mostofsky acknowledged the seriousness of the four charges at an initial appearance in Brooklyn federal court and agreed not to...

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