Ulster County man sentenced to 2 years in prison after comments made online

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Police say an Ulster County man was sentenced to two years in state prison for praising the Columbine shooters on social media.

They say Conner Chargois plead guilty after being arrested in 2017 for comments made on Instagram expressing his envy for the Columbine School shooters.

Chargois was a student at Saugerties High School at the time.

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Police say they seized ammunition, homemade knifes, gun parts and a prototype fire arm he admitted to manufacturing in his basement.

Chargois will also receive five years of post- release supervision.

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