Kansas man faces trial for alleged actions in Jan. 6 riot
July 29, 2022
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas man accused of assaulting a federal officer during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol will go to trial on several felony and misdemeanor charges, a federal judge has ruled.
A federal judge this week set a Nov. 28 trial date for Michael Eckerman, of Wichita, The Kansas City Star reported. He will be the first Kansan charged in the Capitol riot to face trial.
The felony charges against Eckerman include civil disorder and assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers.
His attorney declined to comment on Thursday, The Star reported.
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