US Capitol mob pleads guilty to stealing badge from beaten police officer.US Capitol attack
A New York man has pleaded guilty to stealing a badge and radio from a police officer who was beaten by a mob who was dragged into the mob. attacked the US Capitol More than two years ago in Washington, court records show.
thomas civic He pleaded guilty to assault and theft charges Friday for his role in the attack on the Metropolitan Police Department in the District of Columbia. Officer Michael Fannon During the Jan. 6, 2021 uprising, extremist supporters of then-President Donald Trump tried, failedto keep Congress from proving Joe Biden’s victory over him in the 2020 presidential election.
U.S. District Judge Amy Berman-Jackson is scheduled to rule on the Civic on July 28.
Under presumptive sentence guidelines, according to his petition, Civic faces a minimum of two years and nine months and a maximum of nearly six years in prison.
The mob mercilessly kicked, punched, grabbed and shocked Fanone with stun guns after he was separated from other officers guarding the tunnel entrance on the western terrace of the Capitol. . Another mob took Fanone’s gun and threatened to kill him.
Fanone’s body camera captured the Civic removing an officer’s badge and radio from its tactical vest during a mob attack. According to court filings accompanying his guilty plea.
Others in the crowd took Fanone back to the police station. Before an FBI agent showed him the body camera video, Civic initially denied assaulting Fanone, claiming that he had tried in vain to separate the officer from the attacker.
Civic said he buried Fanone’s badge in his backyard after returning home to Buffalo, New York. He returned the badge, but Fanone’s radio was never recovered.
Other mobs were charged with attacking Fanone, who was badly injured and unconscious and taken to hospital.
Albuquerque Cosper HeadThe Tennessee man who dragged Fanone into the crowd was sentenced to seven years and six months in prison in October 2022. During Head’s sentencing, Fanone said the attack gave him a heart attack and a traumatic brain injury that ultimately cost him his career.
Kyle Young An Iowa man who grabbed Fanone by the wrist and handed the stun gun to another mob who used it on a police officer was sentenced to seven years and two months in prison in September 2022.
california man, Daniel Rodriguez, pleaded guilty in February to using a stun gun on Fanone during the attack. Rodriguez said he will be sentenced on May 16th.
Nearly 1,000 people have been indicted for federal crimes related to the Jan. 6 riotsMore than 500 of them have pleaded guilty, most of them misdemeanors. About 400 people have been convicted, more than half of whom have been sentenced to 10 years in prison from her 7 days.
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/mar/04/us-capitol-riot-michael-fanone-police-officer US Capitol mob pleads guilty to stealing badge from beaten police officer.US Capitol attack