Capitol Rioter Who Rested Feet On Pelosi Staffer’s Desk Sentenced

FILE - Rioters loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021. The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol has scheduled its next hearing for Oct. 13, 2022, pushing the investigation back into the limelight less than three weeks before the midterm election that will determine control of Congress. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
  • The Arkansas man photographed with his feet on a desk inside then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the Capitol riot was sentenced to four-and-a-half-years in prison on Wednesday.
  • Richard “Bigo” Barnett, of Gravette, was also ordered to 36 months of supervised release and a $2,000 fine, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in D.C. announced.
  • The charges include theft of government property, civil disorder, obstructing an official proceeding and possession of a deadly weapon while in the Capitol building.