Jan. 6 Rioter Who Struck Cop Gets Prison Sentence 5 Times Longer Than Anyone Else Who Entered Capitol

Jan. 6 Rioter Who Struck Cop Gets Prison Sentence 5 Times Longer Than Anyone Else Who Entered Capitol


A New Jersey man has been sentenced to the longest jail sentence yet handed down to anyone who breached the Capitol on Jan. 6.

Scott Fairlamb, 44, of New Jersey, was sentenced to 41 months in prison for assaulting a police officer while participating in the incursion, according to WRC-TV in Washington.

The previous longest sentence handed down to anyone who breached the Capitol was eight months. A 14-month sentence was handed down for a man who made threats that day but never entered the Capitol.

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Fairlamb picked up a police baton and called for those with him to storm the Capitol. He later scuffled with police officers, first pushing an officer and then punching him. The officer later said he was not injured.

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