A self-proclaimed white supremacist, Hardy Carroll Lloyd, has been sentenced to over six years in federal prison for making online threats towards the jury and witnesses involved in the trial of a man who killed 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue.
Lloyd targeted the jury and witnesses due to their Jewish faith and was described as a leader of a white supremacy movement by the U.S. Justice Department.
LATEST NEWS: Reward Offered for Man Making Terroristic Threats
AUSTIN – @TxDPS announces an increased reward for fugitive Hardy Carroll Lloyd, who is wanted for making terroristic threats. TX Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward up to $1,000 for info that leads to his arrest. pic.twitter.com/33T9FAlCwu
— Texas DPS (@TxDPS) May 20, 2022
He was arrested for sending threatening social media posts and emails during the trial.
In a separate incident, he allegedly posted threatening comments about carrying a firearm onto the Texas Capitol grounds.
"Hardy Carroll Lloyd, 44, is a known white supremacist and is wanted by authorities after posting a series of threatening comments online," KHOU reported Friday.
'Known white supremacist' sought by police after threats against Texas Capitol: report https://t.co/y0bCb2YUcB
— David Colvin (@milehiguy48) May 26, 2022