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Ex-police officer gets 7-plus years in prison in Jan. 6 case (access required)

WASHINGTON (AP) An off-duty Virginia police officer who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan, 6, 2021, with a fellow officer was sentenced Aug. 11 to more than seven years in prison, matching the longest prison sentence so far among hundreds of Capitol riot cases. Former Rocky Mount Police Sgt. Thomas Robertson declined to address the court before U.S. District ...

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