Jan. 6: Defendant McHugh jailed for six and half years.

Federal Judge Sentences Jan. 6 Defendant

A federal judge handed down a sentence to Jan. 6 defendant Sean McHugh, imposing a prison term of 78 months, equivalent to six and a half years. This decision was made on Thursday and was accompanied by a significant remark regarding McHugh’s actions during the protests.

Use of Bear Spray Deemed Exceptionally Dangerous

The judge highlighted that Sean McHugh had utilized what was described as an “exceptionally dangerous weapon” when he employed bear spray as an offensive tool against law enforcement during the protests.