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Missouri man who carried pitchfork at Capitol riot pleads guilty to 3 felonies

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man accused of carrying a pitchfork and assaulting police during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol has pleaded guilty to three federal felonies. The Kansas City Star reports that 39-year-old Christopher Brian Roe of the Kansas City suburb of Raytown pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of assaulting, resisting and impeding certain officers. Sentencing is scheduled for March 5. A probable cause affidavit in Roe’s case included 48 photos that showed a man it said was Roe breaching the Capitol, repeatedly scuffling with police and using a metal bike rack to try to break open a door.

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