Guilty: Former police officer convicted on all charges from the January 6 attack on the Capitol

Posted on AllSides April 11th, 2022
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US attorney's office in Washington, DC

A jury found former police officer Thomas Robertson guilty Friday on charges connected to the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol, handing down a conviction after just hours of deliberations in one of the first court trials linked to the insurrection.

After deliberating Friday afternoon and through Monday, the jury convicted Robertson on all six charges he faced, including obstruction of an official proceeding and trespassing on restricted Capitol grounds with a dangerous weapon.

The FBI arrested Robertson a week after the January 6 attack in southwest Virginia on...

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