A federal jury on Friday convicted a QAnon believer who led a charging mob that was trying to breach the Senate chamber during the Capitol Riot, NBC News reports.
Douglas Austin Jensen, of Iowa, was one of the first people to breach the Capitol during the insurrection on Jan. 6, 2020, as then-president Trump’s followers sought to block the certification of the 2020 election results.
Jensen was arrested shortly after and charged with seven federal crimes. The jury found him guilty of all charges, including assaulting and impeding officers, entering and remaining in a restricted building, and disorderly and disruptive conduct. His sentencing is scheduled for Dec. 16.
Jensen led a mob toward United States Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman in a “menacing manner,” federal officials said. Goodman stood his ground and sought to divert rioters from the Senate chambers while lawmakers were still being evacuated.