East Helena man's sentencing moved to Jan. 6 in Capitol riot

Jerod Hughes

The sentencing for one of two East Helena brothers who has pleaded guilty for his participation in the insurrection in Washington, D.C., has been moved to Jan. 6 — the two-year anniversary of the riot upon the U.S. Capitol — after his attorney said there was a scheduling conflict.

Joshua Hughes

Jerod Hughes, 37, was to be sentenced Tuesday by District of Columbia U.S. District Court Judge Timothy J. Kelly along with his brother, Joshua, 38, for participating in the riot at the Capitol. Authorities are seeking 51 months of incarceration for Jerod Hughes, plus three years of supervised release, $2,000 in restitution and a mandatory $100 special assessment.

Federal authorities have asked that Joshua Hughes not only be sentenced to 46 months in prison, but also that he undergo three years of supervised release and pay $2,000 in restitution plus a mandatory $100 special assessment. His sentencing remained scheduled for noon (Mountain Time) Tuesday, according to court documents.

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