Ex-Sanders Criminal Justice Adviser Arrested After Plotting Violent Jailbreak
A former consultant to Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign was arrested after he allegedly planted loaded weapons and ammunition inside a soon-to-be-opened Tennessee prison, according to authorities.
On Wednesday, Nashville police said that prison reform advocate Alex Friedmann – who helped shape Sanders’ criminal justice agenda – spent months plotting to help prisoners escape after the facility was opened. He was arrested on Tuesday on one count of felony vandalism – however the allegations go far beyond that according to Davidson County Sheriff Daron Hall.
“Throughout the last several weeks it was discovered that Mr. Friedmann, over many months,