January 6th Rioter from North Texas Sentenced to Jail

(WBAP/KLIF) — A January 6th rioter from North Texas learned his fate, Tuesday.

39 year old Jason Hyland was sentenced in U.S. District Court, Tuesday, to one week in jail and $4,500 in fines and restitution for breeching the U.S. Capitol. In march, Hyland pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of parading, demonstrating or picketing in the capitol.

The Frisco business owner had chartered a private jet with Jenna Ryan and flew to Washington to attend a Donald Trump rally and then ended up storming the capitol. U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper made the ruling in a Washington D.C. courtroom. Ryan spent 60 days in jail for her part in the riot.

According to the Dallas Morning News, the prosecution had been seeking a sentence of a month in jail for Hyland.

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