Dutchess County man found guilty for role in Capital riot

A Dutchess County man has been convicted for his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

News 12 Staff

Aug 23, 2022, 10:59 PM

Updated 643 days ago

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Dutchess County man found guilty for role in Capital riot
A Dutchess County man has been convicted for his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
Christopher Moynihan, 41, of Salt Point was found guilty of felony obstruction and pleaded guilty to a total of five misdemeanor charges.
Moynihan was among those who broke through the security perimeter and entered the Capitol, helping himself to a tour of the Senate Gallery and the Senate Chamber.
When law enforcement officers cleared the Chamber 30 minutes  later, Moynihan was arrested.
He's expected to be sentenced in December.


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