Lost in all the chaos of the past several days is another interesting side story that emerges from the Chris Pentico trespass case: Prior to Pentico's trespass sentencing, Pentico went to the Ada County Courthouse to review his court file. Two surprises came from this visit. First, Pentico was told he can't look at his file; only his attorney or a member of Congress could, Pentico said he was told. Second, courthouse officials refused to allow video recording of Pentico's courthouse adventure. In fact, we've been told that several members of the courthouse security team descended onto the person doing the video recording and insisted that he erase his recordings.
Naturally, this is an interesting development in and of itself.
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