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‘FBI Yet To Arrest 350 Capitol Riot Suspects, DOJ Report Shows

by Nwani Chisom
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Oyogist has learned that the federal bureau of investigation (FBI) has arrested 725 capitol riot suspects, although 350 were yet to be found.

DOJ officials had explained the total arrests, convictions, and sentences of those accused over their involvement in the January 6, 2021 Capitol riot.

The department said 165 of the 725 arrested around 22% had pleaded guilty, mostly to misdemeanor charges.

Twenty of the guilty pleas were for felony charges, and four of them all cases of people attacking police officers come with minimum prison terms of at least 20 years, the department said.

There are many more people at the riot whom the FBI has yet to identify.

The DOJ release said that agents are seeking at least 350 more people they suspect of violent acts, including 250 they say assaulted police officers.

Here are some of the most notable Capitol riot convictions:

Robert Scott Palmer, a rioter who threw a fire extinguisher at police, was sentenced to five years and three months in prison the longest sentence for a rioter so far.

Jacob Chansley, known as the QAnon Shaman, was handed a sentence of three years and seven months for obstructing proceedings in Congress.

His outlandish costume on January 6 made him one of the most recognizable defendants.

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