First rioter tried for US Capitol attack gets probation instead of prison time

First rioter tried for US Capitol attack gets probation instead of prison time

First rioter tried for US Capitol attack gets probation instead of prison t...

Anna Morgan-Lloyd was sentenced to three years’ probation but judge warns other defendants not to expect the same leniency

A federal judge sentenced a Capitol rioter to probation, not prison time, after she made an emotional apology to “the American people” for participating in “a savage display of violence”.

Anna Morgan-Lloyd, a 49-year-old Donald Trump supporter from Indiana, was the first person to be sentenced for participating in the 6 January attack. She will spend no time in prison after pleading guilty to a single misdemeanor charge of “parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building”.

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