Weed-Smoking Rioter Pleads Guilty To Three Felonies

Law & Crime reports:

A New York man who recorded himself smoking what appeared to be marijuana inside the Capitol Rotunda after having breached the building on Jan. 6, 2021, has pleaded guilty to ten charges.

Greg Rubenacker, 26, appeared before Chief U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell on Friday and pleaded guilty to all ten counts against him. Three are felonies; seven are misdemeanors. The list includes a guilty plea to a federal obstruction charge that carries a potential 20-year prison sentence.

Under the government’s calculations, Rubenacker’s estimated sentencing guideline range would range from 41 to 51 months’ imprisonment and a fine from $15,000 to $150,000, according to court filings.

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