QAnon Rioter Pleads Guilty To Felony Assault On Cops

Law & Crime reports:

A QAnon adherent from Illinois seen on video shoving National Guardsmen at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 has pleaded guilty to a felony.

Mathew Capsel, 29, admitted Friday that he pushed against members of the National Guard who had been called in to D.C. to support the effort to control the riotous crowd of Donald Trump supporters who descended on the Capitol on Jan. 6, angry over Joe Biden’s win in the 2020 presidential election.

As Law&Crime previously reported, Capsel’s social media posts reflect a strong adherence to conspiracy theories linked to the far-right and QAnon. Capsel had been accused of domestic battery in his home state, and reportedly missed a court appearance in that case to join the melee at the Capitol.

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