HIGH POINT, N.C. — Editor's Note: The video above is from a previous 2 Wants to Know story about What happened at the Capitol on January 6.
A former High Point police officer is convicted on all counts for her role in the January 6th Capitol Riots.
On Monday, the jury handed back the guilty verdict of multiple felony counts, more than a month after the trial started.
Laura Steele was tried alongside five other suspects, all members of the oath-keepers group.
Investigators said Steele entered the Capitol on the day of the riots and tried to obstruct congressional proceedings.
Steel was convicted of:
- Conspiracy to Obstruct an Official Proceeding
- Obstruction of an Official Proceeding and Aiding and Abetting
- Conspiracy to Prevent an Officer from Discharging any Duties
- Destruction of Government Property and Aiding and Abetting
- Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building or Grounds
- Civil Disorder and Aiding and Abetting
- Tampering with documents or Proceedings and Aiding and Abetting
A sentencing date has not yet been set.
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