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Ex-State Lawmaker Who Stormed Capitol Sentenced

7 days ago   |   By Newser

Update : A former West Virginia lawmaker who joined the mob storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021-and consequently served only a few days in office-has been sentenced to three months in jail. Derrick Evans will also spend 36 months on supervised release and will have to pay fines,...
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Former West Virginia lawmaker gets 3 months in Jan. 6 riot

Former West Virginia lawmaker gets 3 months in Jan. 6 riot

7 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

A former West Virginia lawmaker who livestreamed himself on Facebook storming the U.S. Capitol and cheering on what he described as a “revolution” was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison.
Derrick Evans, 37, who pleaded guilty to a felony civil disorder charge, told the judge that he regrets his actions every day and is a “good person who unfortunately was caught up in a moment.”
"I will forever bear the reminder that I made a crucial mistake. I've let down myself, I've let down my community and most importantly I've let down my family," Evans told the judge.
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