ADAMS COUNTY, Pa. — A Gettysburg man was sentenced to 60 months in jail for throwing a Molotov cocktail at the Adams County Courthouse.
Samson Yohe, 30, will additionally face three years of supervised release for malicious attempt to destroy a building by fire and an explosive. He was also ordered to pay $280 in restitution.
According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, on the evening of December 22, 2019, Yohe threw a device at the courthouse, located at 111 Baltimore Street in Gettysburg. The device was an antique bottle filled with an unidentified liquid, several matches and a white cotton sock.
Although the device did not ignite, it did damage a courthouse window, resulting in the $280 fined in damages.