Pennsylvania Man Gets Over A Decade In Prison For Actions With Pepper Spray

  • A 49-year-old Pennsylvania man was sentenced to over a decade in prison after he was convicted of assaulting police officers at the Capitol on January 6, 2021.
  • Peter Schwartz was sentenced to 14 years in prison by U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta over his actions, which included pepper spraying and throwing a folding chair at a group of officers at the Capitol.
  • The sentence is the longest so far for any of the January 6-related convictions.