Man Seen Crushing Officer With Shield During Capitol Siege Convicted Of 7 Felonies

Posted on AllSides September 14th, 2022
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A Connecticut man who was filmed using a police riot shield to violently pin and crush an officer during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol has been found guilty of seven felonies and two misdemeanors, the Department of Justice said.

Patrick Edward McCaughey III, 25, of Ridgefield was convicted Tuesday of the nine charges related to his participation in the insurrection, which was fueled by then-President Donald Trump’s election loss.

These included assaulting or aiding and abetting in assaulting law enforcement officers, obstruction of an official proceeding...

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