An Ohio Donald J. said it to him Trump Was responsible for He stormed the church. Capitol On January 6, 2021, grab a bottle of Friday’s sentence was for bourbon and a coatrack. in According to the authorities, prison was in place.

Judge Reggie Walton sent Dustin Byron Thompson (38), to prison for his sentence. of U.S. District Court for The District of Columbia wrote Mr. Thompson and he apologized. of His actions showed that he was unable to understand how someone who has a college degree could behave in this way. “go down the rabbit hole” This belief is a strong conviction in A lie. according to The Associated Press. Judge Walton had previously said that he found Mr. Thompson’s explanation that Mr. Trump Was responsible for Mr. Thompson’s behavior “disingenuous.”

A jury convicted Mr. Thompson in April of a felony charge of Obstructing an official proceeding, five misdemeanors including theft of government property.

The defense of Mr. Thompson was based on the argument that he was an exterminator who had been unemployed from Columbus and had been following Mr. Trump He broke into the building last year with a proverbial knife.Trump mob and stole the items after the former president’s speech at a rally that day.

A lawyer for Andrew M. Stewart, Mr. Thompson did not immediately reply to an email late Friday.

In a letter addressed to Judge Walton in September in Support of Sarah Thompson, Sarah Thompson’s wife, stated that she met Mr. Thompson. in 2004 when they were still students Ohio State University She claimed that her husband was now a “casualty of online disinformation” They were swept up in Mr. Trump’s claim that the presidential election had been stolen.

“I was naïve to the dangers of the rally, as was Dustin,” She spoke.

Prosecutors stated that Robert Anthony Lyon, a codefendant of Mr. Thompson, entered a restricted zone with him and Mr. Thompson. of The Capitol grounds at 2 p.m. on January 6, 2021. Wearing a bulletproof vest, Mr. Thompson entered the building and went to the Senate parliamentarian’s office, where he stole the bourbon, prosecutors said.

After Capitol After Mr. Thompson was told by police to leave, Mr. Thompson returned with Mr. Lyon. He stole a coat rack at the same office and sent an image later. of Prosecutors said that Lyon was seen posing with the coat rack and added that he had also sent a text message to Lyon. in This he called the coat rack. “trophy.”

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On that evening, Mr. Thompson was stopped by police. Capitol While you wait, the police will inspect your premises for Prosecutors claimed that it was Uber. Prosecutors stated that Mr. Thompson fled and left the coat rack behind while Mr. Lyon were arrested. Later that month, Thompson was detained. in Ohio.

Mr. Lyon, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, pleaded guilty in March to misdemeanor cases of Theft of Government property and disorderly or disruptive conduct in Prosecutors said he was guilty of trespassing on restricted buildings or grounds. He was sentenced in September to 40 Days in You will be released after being held in jail.

McKenna Oxenden Contributed reporting