Patrick McCaughey sentenced for January 6 assault on Daniel Hodges

Metropolitan Police Department officer Daniel Hodges is seen being crushed in a doorway of the United States Capitol building on January 6, 2021. (via FBI court filing)

One of the men charged with the brutal assault of a Washington, DC police officer, who was seen being run over by rioting crowds at the US Capitol on January 6, has been sentenced to years behind bars.

Patrick E. McCaughey III, 25, of Ridgefield, Connecticut, was sentenced to 90 months in prison for nine offenses, the Justice Department said in a news release Friday.

“McCaughey was found guilty of seven counts: three counts of aiding or abetting or assaulting, resisting or obstructing law enforcement officers, one of which involved a dangerous weapon; one count of obstruction of official process; a count of interfering with a law enforcement officer during a civil disturbance; one count of disorderly and disruptive conduct in a building or restricted area with a deadly or dangerous weapon, and one count of physical violence in a building or restricted area with a deadly or dangerous weapon,” the press release reads.

He was also convicted of two offenses of disorderly conduct.

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