A federal judge today made it clear to Richard "Bigo" Barnett: The guy who carried a high-voltage stun gun into the nation's Capitol, made himself at home in the House speaker's office and feasted on his celebrity is going to prison.
Richard "Bigo" Barnett, the Gravette man who became infamous for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the nation's Capitol, was sentenced in Washington, D.C., today to 54 months in prison.
Judge denies Barnett attorney's request for more time, expresses concern over 3 lawyers wanting to withdraw
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., today denied a defense attorney's request for more time to respond to a pre-sentence investigative report on Richard "Bigo" Barnett, a Gravette man convicted in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riots.
Judge sets hearing on Barnett lawyers who want to withdraw, leaving civil attorney handling criminal case
The federal judge who will sentence Gravette resident Richard "Bigo" Barnett over the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riots wants to hear more from Barnett's top attorneys before allowing them to withdraw from the case.
A federal jury in Washington, D.C., today convicted Richard "Bigo" Barnett on all eight charges for his participation in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection.
Barnett wraps up his testimony.
Barnett says stun gun had quit working.
Barnett is expected to testify in his own defense.
Barnett loses effort to get two charges dismissed.