Kentucky Man Jailed for Violence in Capitol Riot on January 6.

Salim Ali
Published 1 month ago on 31 January, 2024
Lexington Herald-Leader

A Kentucky man convicted in the violent Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has been sentenced to prison. Clayton Ray Mullins, 54, from Larue County, received a two and a half year sentence for his participation in the events that attempted to disrupt the certification of the 2020 presidential election results.

Key takeaways

  • Clayton Ray Mullins sentenced to 30 months in federal prison.
  • Mullins pleaded guilty to assaulting police officers during the insurrection.
  • He was also ordered to pay restitution and fines totaling over $80,000.
  • Over 1,200 individuals have been charged in connection with the Capitol breach.
A Kentucky man involved in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for assaulting law enforcement officers during the insurrection.

Mullins’ Role in the Capitol Riot Detailed

According to court documents, Mullins was among the crowd that violently clashed with police officers guarding the Capitol. He actively participated in pushing against barricades and assaulting officers in an effort to breach the building. The Kentucky man convicted in the violent Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol sentenced to prison demonstrated his direct involvement in the day’s chaos.

Consequences Extend Beyond Prison Time

U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras imposed not only a prison sentence on Mullins but also ordered substantial financial penalties. These include restitution for damages to the Capitol and medical expenses for an injured officer, highlighting the severe repercussions of Mullins’ actions during the insurrection.

Individual Sentence Restitution and Fines
Clayton Ray Mullins 30 months $82,929
Charges Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Police Officers

A Kentucky man convicted in the violent Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has been sentenced to prison, marking another chapter in the ongoing legal repercussions of the attack on the democratic process. Mullins’ case serves as a reminder of the serious legal consequences faced by those who participated in the events of that day.

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