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Proud Boy who smashed Capitol window with police shield sentenced to 10 years

Posted on AllSides September 1st, 2023
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Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP file

Dominic Pezzola, a Proud Boy who smashed a Capitol window with a stolen police riot shield, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on Friday.

Pezzola was the only one of the five defendants in the Proud Boys trial who was not convicted of the top charge of seditious conspiracy. Prosecutors had sought 20 years for him.

U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly who handed down Pezzola's sentence gave two other Proud Boys prison terms of roughly half of what prosecutors sought on Thursday. Joe Biggs, a former InfoWars correspondent, was sentenced to 17 years in...

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