Vincent Bertollini

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Richard Vincent Bertollini (born 1939) is an American anti-semite and white supremacist who gained notoriety for providing financial support to Richard Butler, the founder of the Aryan Nations.

Bertollini, along with a close friend and former business partner, Carl Story (b. 1936), were notorious for running the Sandpoint, Idaho-based 11th Hour Remnant Messenger, a Christian Identity ministry which worked closely with Butler's group and often mailed out its racist pamphlets to area neighborhoods.[1]

Bertollini was arrested April 12, 2006 by the FBI in Santa Fe, New Mexico after fleeing a drunk driving charge in Bonner County, Idaho, in July 2001.[2] On August 25, 2006 he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two concurrent prison sentences of one to four years, both of which would be suspended, and concurrent 6-month sentences in the Bonner County Jail. The agreement also called for $10,000 in fines with $2,000 suspended, leaving a balance of $8,000.[3] In June 2007 he received 41 months on federal charges in New Mexico of being a fugitive in possession of firearms ("At the time of his arrest, agents discovered a sawed-off, 12-gauge shotgun with a shell racked into firing position. The search of the pickup truck he was driving also yielded a loaded .380-caliber semiautomatic pistol, federal court documents indicate.").[4]

After being in Florence, Colo., federal prison, he has gotten part-time employment to supplement his monthly Social Security payments using his new name (Vincent Bert), moving to Albuquerque from Santa Fe, N.M., where he maintains a post office box.[5]