Two lawyers plead guilty to tossing Molotov at NYPD vehicle in Brooklyn; could face 10 years behind bars if ‘terrorism enhancement’ is applied

Two lawyers who tossed a Molotov cocktail into an empty NYPD vehicle in Brooklyn during last year’s George Floyd protests — and then called for more fiery acts of violence in a string of text messages — have taken a plea deal.

Urooj Rahman and Colinford Mattis pleaded guilty in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday to possession of a destructive device and could face 10 years behind bars if their sentencing judge applies a terrorism enhancement.

They faced life sentences when indicted in June for the May 30, 2020 firebombing.

Two lawyers who tossed a Molotov cocktail into an empty NYPD vehicle in Brooklyn during last year’s George Floyd protests — and then called for more fiery acts of violence in a string of text messages — have taken a plea deal.

Urooj Rahman and Colinford Mattis pleaded guilty in […]

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