President Biden’s Nonbinary Energy Department official and serial luggage thief should undergo a mental health evaluation.
daily mail report On Tuesday, Sam Brinton agreed to a diversion program for the second time in a week this week to avoid a jail sentence for luggage theft at the airport.
Brinton, 35, had been charged with a felony for theft in Minneapolis-St. Paul on Sept. 16. At Paul Airport, a woman, Vera Bradley, whose suitcase with contents worth $2,325 was snatched from baggage claim.
According to the Daily Mail, the diversion program also requires Brinton to write a written apology, return stolen items to victims, and perform three days of community service.
If Brinton performs satisfactorily under the diversion program, he will not be jailed. The former federal employee faced up to five years in prison or a $10,000 fine.
Brinton was the deputy assistant secretary of the Department of Energy’s Office of Spent Fuel and Waste Disposal, but was fired when an arrest warrant was issued for a similar theft in Nevada.
Before his dismissal, the Department of Energy hailed Mr. Brinton as someone who broke barriers because of his nonbinary identity.
Brinton removed the tag from a passenger’s luggage on an American Airlines flight from Washington to Minneapolis, according to the criminal complaint.
The airline has confirmed that Brinton, who was seen claiming it on airport surveillance footage, did not actually check it in. identified as belonging to
Monday’s hearing came a week after Brinton pleaded “no objection” to a similar theft at Las Vegas airport. I was ordered to pay the dollar.
According to Las Vegas authorities, Brinton was spotted on surveillance cameras in the baggage claim area and had a $320 women’s Away brand bag containing more than $3,500 in jewelry, clothing and cosmetics.
The victim and Brinton were flying on the same United flight from Washington Dulles International Airport.
Brinton was neither male nor female, and was described in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department arrest warrant as “a Caucasian male adult wearing a white T-shirt with a large rainbow nuclear symbol design.”
A third luggage theft charge has been established against Brinton.
Tanzanian fashion designer Asya Khamsin claimed that Brinton wore a particular custom-made outfit for a Vanity Fair photo shoot that she stole from her at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in 2018.
She saw the images on TV in news reports about other luggage thefts in Brinton.
“I saw the images. These are my custom designs and I lost them in that bag in 2018,” Kamsin said in an interview with Fox News Digital. “He wore my clothes. [were] Stolen. ”
• Matt Delaney contributed to this report.
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2023/apr/18/sam-brinton-nonbinary-ex-biden-official-ordered-un/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS Non-binary former Biden official Sam Brinton ordered to undergo mental health evaluation