Report: Plea Deal in Works for Pennsylvania Defendant in Jan. 6 Capitol Attack

The Department of Justice has reportedly offered a plea deal to U.S. Capitol attack  defendant Alan Byerly, who’s accused of using a Taser against police and dragging a news photographer on Jan. 6.

In a tweet Wednesday, NBC News reporter Scott McFarlane wrote the defense team for the Pennsylvania man wants a month to review the deal; details weren’t released.

Byerly, 54, of Fleetwood, Pa., has been hit with assault on a federal officer, obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder, entering a restricted building, disorderly conduct in a restricted building, and assault, the Reading Eagle has reported, citing federal court documents.

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