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Bond Appeal Denied for Conspiracy Theorist Robert Ussery aka SideThorn


Robert Ussery DENIED BOND – continues to be held in FEDERAL PRISON!

SideThorn aka Robert Ussery appears before Texas Judge in an attempt to make bail.

Man accused of harassing victims and relatives of those killed in the Nov. 5 Sutherland Springs church massacre remains in Federal Custody.

Robert Userry aka Side Thorn

Emotional testimony from a key investigator of the Robert Ussery harassment/weapons case helped convince Chief U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia to deny the request for bail. Robert Ussery aka Side Thorn (55), appealed a detention order issued by another judge last month. Today, Ussery was denied.

Robert Ussery aka SideThorn and Jodie Mann aka Conspiracy Granny 2018 mugshots.
Robert Ussery aka SideThorn and Jodie Mann aka Conspiracy Granny 2018 mugshots.

Texas Ranger Terry Snyder testified that Robert Ussery had engaged in a pattern of harassment to those who lost loved ones in the mass shooting before. Ussery and his girlfriend, Jodi Mann (56), were arrested on March 5th, 2018. The pair of conspiracy loud mouths confronted First Baptist Church Pastor Frank Pomeroy at Pomeroy’s Church once again with more abusive language and threats. Pomeroy’s daughter was among those killed by the gunman. Ussery and Mann are unconvinced a shooting took place, no matter how much proof they are given. Ussery and Mann focus on everything being a hoax, while good information is laughed at by the two. They believe all tragedies are easily falsified by the United States Government.

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Snyder said Ussery went around Sutherland Springs offering $100,000 “for proof of death of any of the 26 victims.” This included an disturbing incident at a memorial for the victims where Side Thorn made his $100K offer over a megaphone. Ussery and Mann later posted some of their interactions with people in Sutherland Springs on websites and social media outlets. All these conspiracy sites are full of homemade videos. Robert Ussery mixes TV news reports with his own footage along with wild accusations and audio of harassment — supposedly proving that the Sutherland Springs massacre did not occur. The sites also claim tragedies at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, the Boston Marathon and the country music concert in Las Vegas are hoaxes devised by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
SideThorn aka Robert Ussery taken into custody by Federal Agents.
Robert Ussery aka Side Thorn is taken into custody by Federal Agents – May 2018.
Snyder said Ussery was demeaning to a young girl and her mother, who had lost relatives in the church shooting. The young girl had sent Ussery an email “asking him to stop posting those things” on social media. Ussery found a number for the girl’s parents and spoke to the girl’s mother. Catching the victims off guard, Ussery laughed at them and asked, “Are those tears painted on like they were at the memorial?” Snyder testified, choking back tears.
“He is not free to disturb the peace and tranquility of Sutherland Springs.”Chief U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia
After the March 5 incident, Ussery and Mann were charged in Wilson County with state charges of resisting arrest, trespassing and other counts.
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Though the pair made bail on the State charges, the matter resulted in a restraining order being issued against them, according to testimony and court records. During the incident, the pair had Go-Pro video recording equipment that recorded the encounter. That helped agents develop a federal case against Ussery.

When agents with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms reviewed the video, it showed Ussery handled a gun by the pickup the pair were in, placed it under a mat in the truck and told Mann that if there’s a question about the gun by police, Mann should claim ownership, an ATF agent previously testified.

Ussery was convicted of felony burglary of a vehicle in 1984 in Brazoria County and is barred by federal law from possessing a gun. In May of 2018, agents searched his home and found 10 guns on the property, including a .50-caliber rifle, two assault-style rifles, two shotguns and 1,500 rounds of ammunition.

Ussery has been charged with being a felon in possession of a gun. U.S. Magistrate Judge Henry Bemporad last month ordered him held without bond. Ussery was determined to be a danger to the communtiy. Robert Ussery’s lawyer, Guillermo Lara, filed a motion seeking to overturn Bemporad’s order and argued that some of the government’s allegations were incorrect.

In denying the request for bond, Judge Garcia said Ussery is free to believe any conspiracy theory he chooses, but “he is not free to disturb the peace and tranquility of Sutherland Springs.”