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Oklahoma man took beer during Capitol riot, pleads guilty


September 24, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man who took part in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and took a beer from a refrigerator in the building pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor.

Andrew Craig Ericson, 24, of Muskogee pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building on Thursday in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., according to court documents. In exchange for the plea, prosecutors will drop three related misdemeanor charges.

"I am pleading guilty because I am in fact guilty," Ericson said in a signed statement.

Ericson's attorney declined comment F...

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