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Former Capitol Police officer guilty of interference with Jan. 6 probe

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A jury found Michael Riley, 51, guilty of a single count of obstruction of justice following his trial in federal court for the District of Columbia. Riley deleted the messages after learning that the FBI had been in contact with his Facebook friend. The conviction carries a statutory maximum of 20 years in prison, although federal sentencing guidelines typically call for less time.
Published 3 months ago · Washington, United States

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Former Capitol Police officer convicted of obstruction in Jan. 6 investigation

Michael Riley, 51, was convicted of obstructing an FBI investigation into the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol by deleting Facebook messages he sent to a rioter afterward.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Ex-Capitol cop who messaged Jan. 6 rioter guilty of obstruction

A former U.S. Capitol Police officer was convicted Friday of obstruction of justice for deleting Facebook messages he exchanged with a man who participated in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.

3 months ago·United States
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Ex-Capitol Police officer convicted of covering up efforts to help Jan. 6 rioter avoid prosecution

A jury has returned a guilty verdict against a former Capitol Police officer charged with aiding a rioter who participated in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

3 months ago·United States
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Ex-Capitol Police officer found guilty of obstruction in January 6 probe

Former US Capitol Police officer Michael Riley was found guilty of obstruction on Friday for deleting his own Facebook message telling another user to remove portions of a post that person made about entering the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.

3 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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U.S. Capitol Police officer convicted of obstructing Jan. 6 probe

Michael A. Riley was found guilty of deleting his messages with man who was at the Capitol and later arrested.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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Ex-Capitol Police officer found guilty of obstruction in January 6 probe

By Holmes LybrandFormer US Capitol Police officer Michael Riley was found guilty of obstruction on Friday for deleting his own Facebook message telling another user to remove portions of a post that person made about entering the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.But the jury in Washington, DC, couldn’t reach a verdict on a second obstruction count Riley faced for suggesting to the Facebook friend that he take down parts of his post, a move that fed…

3 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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