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NYPD Veteran Convicted of Assaulting Police Officer in Capitol Riot

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A federal jury on Monday convicted Thomas Webster, a 57-year-old former NYPD officer who was part of the January 6 Capitol riot, on six charges, including assaulting a police officer with a deadly weapon. The case marked the first time one of the rioters had opted to take an assault charge to a jury trial. And it showed the downsides of that approach for defendants.

Footage from January 6 shows Webster, a onetime Marine and 20-year veteran of the NYPD, fighting with Washington police officer Noah Rathbun outside the Capitol building. The Washington........

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