Saturday, May 6, 2023

Peter Schwartz, Capitol rioter, pulls 14 years

Peter Schwartz, 49, was found guilty on 10 charges from the Capitol Riot. He threw a folding chair at cops and repeatedly used pepper spray on police during the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol. He earned 14 years, the longest of any January 6 rioter. Schwartz’s criminal history of 38 felony convictions dating to 1991 was a factor behind his sentence.

Schwartz thew a folding chair at police that opened the line and enabled rioters to crash through.