John Rigas Freed

195854_208874452473435_2911463_nAccording to the family of John Rigas, he has been freed following a court motion.

The following was posted to Rigas’ Facebook account today:

Dad is FREE!!!!!

Judge Kimba Wood just signed the following motion:

ORDER TO REDUCE SENTENCE OF IMPRISONMENT TO TIME SERVED: IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the defendant’s term of imprisonment is hereby reduced to the time he has already served. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the defendant shall be released from the custody of the Federal Bureau of Prisons as soon as his medical condition permits, the release plan is implemented, and travel arrangements can be made. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that upon his release from the custody of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the defendant shall begin serving the six-month term of supervised release previously imposed. (As further set forth in this Order) (Signed by Judge Kimba M. Wood on 2/19/2016) (kl)

Dad won’t be back in Potter County until sometime next week–we’re working on the logistics now. We’ll keep you posted. Thank you, all of our friends and family, for your love, prayers and support. It’s kept everyone going, most of all our father. Stay tuned!


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