GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) A Georgia woman pleaded not guilty Friday to federal explosives charges, and her attorney said he believed prosecutors misinterpreted her anti-government Facebook postings and were too aggressive in going after her.
“I think that’s very likely,” federal public defender Jake Waldrop said. “I think in today’s culture a posting can be misinterpreted by the press, by the public, by anybody, whether it be a public person or a private citizen.”
Celia Savage, 23, of Cornelia, is charged with manufacturing pipe bombs, receiving or possessing pipe and using controlled substances while possessing firearms and destructive devices.
Savage was escorted by two U.S. Marshals as she entered the courtroom wearing handcuffs, jail-issued clothing and shackles on her feet.
With brown hair hanging over the left side of her face, Savage smiled at 14 family members and friends sitting nearby. After marshals removed the