QAnon Rioter Convicted Of Assaulting Cop Files Appeal

Law & Crime reports:

The first Capitol siege defendant to plead guilty to assaulting a police officer on Jan. 6 is appealing his case. Scott Fairlamb, the New Jersey gym owner and ex-MMA fighter who pleaded guilty in August, filed the appeal documents in federal court on Wednesday.

Fairlamb, a supporter of Donald Trump and brother of a Secret Service agent, also pleaded guilty to obstructing congressional proceedings. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth sentenced Fairlamb to 41 months in prison on Nov. 10.

Fairlamb waived most of his appeal rights in his plea agreement — including the right to appeal either the conviction or the sentence. However, he didn’t waive his right to appeal based on a claim of ineffective assistance of counsel.

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