WASHINGTON (Sep. 20)
Two of George Lincoln Rockwell’s neo-Nazi stormtroopers were today found guilty of defacing the national B’nai B’rith headquarters with swastikas and sentenced to pay $100 fine each, or serve ten days in confinement. Additionally, the two were simultaneously sentenced to suspended sentences of six months each.
The Nazis were John Patler, who was discharged from the Marine Corps because of his Nazi affiliation, and Daniel Burros, a printer who lives in the Nazi headquarters. The pair had requested and received a jury trial. But the Jury was out less than 15 minutes before returning a verdict of guilty. Clark King, District Prosecutor who recently obtained the first conviction of Rockwell himself, prosecuted the case. The trial was held in Municipal Court.