Activist sentenced to 5 years for molotov attack on Army Recruitment Station

Activist sentenced to 5 years for molotov attack on Army Recruitment Station

He was recently sentenced in Federal Court. Walsh had pleaded guilty to a charge of attempting to damage or destroy a building by arson.

In April of 2003, he threw a Molotov cocktail through the window of the recruiting station on the Vestal Parkway. He was also charged with attempted destruction of communication lines utilized by the U.S. Armed Forces, which carried a maximum sentence of 10 years. Detectives say Broome Security's work with surveillance video was crucial in their investigation. Walsh is also responsible for smashing the window of the recruitment center in June of last year.