☷Georgia Man Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Assaulting Law Enforcement Officers During Capitol Breach
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Georgia Man Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison For Assaulting Law Enforcement Officers During Capitol Breach Defendant Struck , Pushed , and Kicked Officers WASHINGTON - A Georgia man was sentenced today to 27 months in prison for assaulting two law enforcement officers during the breach of the U . S . Capitol on Jan . 6 , 2021 . His and others’ actions disrupted a joint session of the U . S . Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to the presidential election . Kevin Douglas Creek , 47 , of Alpharetta , Georgia , was sentenced in the District of Columbia . According to court documents , on Jan . 6 , at approximately 2:28 p . m . , Creek made physical contact with an officer from the Metropolitan Police Department by striking the officer’s left hand , which was holding a baton . One minute later , he made physical contact with a U . S . Capitol Police Officer by placing his hand under the officer’s right shoulder and pushing . He also kicked the officer . The assaults took place in the West Terrace area of the Capitol . Creek was arrested in Georgia on June 9 , 2021 . He pleaded guilty on Dec . 1 , 2021 , to assaulting , resisting , or impeding officers . Following his prison term , Creek will be placed on 12 months of supervised release . He also must pay $2 , 000 in restitution . The case is being prosecuted by the U . S . Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Department of Justice National Security Division’s Counterterrorism Section . Valuable assistance was provided by the U . S . Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia . The case is being investigated by the FBI’s Atlanta Field Office and the FBI’s Washington Field Office , which identified Creek as #296 in its seeking information photos . In the 15 months since Jan . 6 , 2021 , nearly 800 individuals have been arrested in nearly all 50 states for crimes related to the breach of the U . S . Capitol , including over 250 individuals charged with assaulting or impeding law enforcement . The investigation remains ongoing . Anyone with tips can call 1 - 800 - CALL - FBI ( 800 - 225 - 5324 ) or visit tips . fbi . gov .
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