PETER STAGER: Still from body camera of him being booked into jail.

Conway resident Peter Stager, convicted in the riots at the nation’s Capitol, has been transferred from a federal prison in Philadelphia to one in Forrest City.

The one in Forrest City is a low-security facility and is closer to Stager’s family in Central Arkansas.


Stager, who was a truck driver, is projected for release Sept. 24, 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.

In July, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., sentenced Stager, who beat a police officer with a flagpole during the Jan. 6, 2021, riots to 52 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release. Stager, who has been jailed since shortly after the riots, will get credit for time served. He also must pay $2,000 in restitution.


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