The following is the officially released verdict from the Committee of Safety – Common Law Court in the matter of Randy Mascarenas v. James Stachowiak. An audio reading of the complete verdict was done on The Last Bastille Podcast #47 – You Have Tread on Me (~ 1 hr 34 min – 1 hr 48 min).
“On November 5, 2011, the Petit Jury, based upon the evidence and testimony provided by both sides, came back with a Verdict of Guilty on 10 counts and Not Guilty on 1 count, to wit:
Count 1: Guilty of Slander, in that in the Exhibit No. 1-1, you put in an unfavorable light and suggested illegal activity in your accusations of the Accuser’s morals and habits, when you said, “Ranger Randy… Randy Mack… is in anal sex, in Alberta, Canada” “and, “that you came into this movement with deception and lies.”
Count 2: Not Guilty of Defamation
Count 3: Guilty of Slander, in that in Exhibit No. 3-2, regarding the PayPal account that was set up for JP4 (Charles Dyer), you claim that you will defend yourself, and that Randy accused you of stealing money and having access to said PayPal account.
Count 4: Guilty of Incitement, in that in the Exhibit No. 3-2, you imply retribution to those who have made false accusations, without proving any falsehood.
Count 5: Guilty of Defamation, in that in Exhibit No. 3-3, in that you have grouped Randy Mack and others with supporting one who you claim to be involved in illegal activities, including prostituting her children, and an agent attempting to get others of participating in illegal activities.
Count 6: Guilty of Threat, in that in Exhibit No. 3-3, in discussing Rand Mack, you have suggested the ease of using commonly available materials for targeting people.
Count 7: Guilty of Incitement, in that in Exhibit No. 3-3, you stated that Randy Mack is in league with one who is trying to get militia members killed, inciting others to act against him.
Count 8: Guilty of Defamation, in that in Exhibit No. 3-6, you state that Randy Mack, among others, is not accountable for his activities, and support of others, and that he should be held to the same standard that we expect government to be held to.
Count 9: Guilty of Defamation, in that in Exhibit 3-12, you accuse Randy Mack of being a lapdog.
Count 10: Guilty of Slander, in that in Exhibit 4-1, you accuse Randy Mack of trying to destroy JP4′s (Charles Dyer) donations.
Count 11: Guilty of Defamation, in that in Exhibit 4-1, that you are attempting to defame and damage the reputation of Randy Mack with allegations that he sought to ‘destroy JP4′s donations.’ “