“Unhinged” Capitol Rioter Sentenced To 3.5 Years

Washington DC’s CBS affiliate reports:

A federal judge ordered a Maryland man Thursday to spend three-and-a-half years in prison for forcibly resisting police who were trying to remove him from the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6, 2021.

Daniel Egtvedt, 59, of Garrett County, was convicted in January of four felony counts and three misdemeanors, including obstructing the joint session of Congress and forcibly resisting or impeding law enforcement.

Capitol Police Officer Melissa Marshall described Egtvedt as “aggressive and unhinged” and said she’ll never forget their encounter. “Seared into my memory forever is the moment when he charged me, grabbed me and screamed into my face, ‘You shoot me! Shoot me!’” Marshall said.

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