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Adam Kokesh: “Time Served and Probation!”

Adam Kokesh is having a better day than usual today. The libertarian and Second Amendment activist, who was arrested in July and pleaded guilty in November  to drug and weapon charges stemming from a video he posted online of himself loading a shotgun in Freedom Plaza, could have received more than five years in jail for breaking D.C. gun laws.

But a D.C. Superior Court judge sentenced him today to probation and time served, according to WTOP. He will also have to register as a gun offender.

Kokesh celebrated his sentence on Twitter.

Time served and probation! Just waiting for the paperwork now. Thank you all for your support. I couldn't have done it without you!

— Adam Kokesh (@adamkokesh) January 17, 2014

He then told his Twitter followers to stay posted for a video announcement later this afternoon. Here's the video that got him in trouble in the first place:

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  • Miss Lu Lu Hog

    I find him to be sexy. I don't always agree with his politics.

  • Petworth dude

    I first heard of him on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. Seemed kind of annoying.

  • S.E.

    Sigh..............once again.......White is Right