Ex-Virginia police officer found guilty on all charges related to Jan. 6 Capitol riot
Robertson, who was a sergeant with the Rocky Mount Police, faced counts including obstructing official proceedings and impeding law enforcement.
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A Washington, D.C., jury found former Virginia police officer Thomas Robertson guilty on all six charges he faced over his involvement in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
Robertson, who was a sergeant with the Rocky Mount Police, faced counts including obstructing official proceedings and impeding law enforcement, CNN reported.
He was also convicted of entering a restricted area with a dangerous weapon, a large wooden stick that Robertson said he used to help him walk. The U.S. Army veteran walked with a limp after he was injured more than a decade ago while working as a private contractor in Afghanistan, his attorney said.
Last week during the trial, the jury heard from witnesses such as federal agents and Robertson's former police colleague who testified against him as part of a plea deal. Robertson did not testify during his trial.
The Associated Press reported that Robertson's sentencing hearing has not been scheduled.
His jury trial is the second of hundreds to come related to Jan. 6 after Guy Reffitt of Texas was convicted last month on five counts related to the riot.
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