June 5, 2023


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Storm on US Capitol: First Defendant Admits Attack on Police Officers

In the investigation against those involved Storm on American Capitol On January 6, the first defendant pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer. Scott Fairlamp, owner of a gym New Jersey, He admitted in court that he harassed police officers and stood in their way.

Fairlamp, a former martial artist, was one of the first soldiers to enter the Capitol building after other rioters broke windows and knocked on doors. He had a confrontation with police as he was leaving the building. In one video, he is seen armed with a stick and shouting the following words: “What are the patriots doing? We will disarm them and attack the bloody Capitol! He has been in custody since Jan. 22.

The 44-year-old has been charged with a total of 12 offenses, including rioting, assaulting a police officer and committing physical violence while entering areas. His sentence will serve as a guide to further punishment. According to Fairlamp’s attorney, the lawyers are proposing three and a half to four and a half years in prison.

Two weeks ago, a team of police officers involved in the operation testified in court about the clashes with the breaking gang. Five of the police officers involved in the operation are now dead, four of whom have committed suicide. About 140 police officers were attacked by rioters that day, according to the judiciary.

Trump supporters held the seat of the U.S. Congress on January 6th Washington The storm hit. The then-incumbent president has been facing indictments over the attack because he had previously provoked his supporters in a speech. At the end of the trial, the Republicans had a majority in the Senate to prevent their president from being found guilty.

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