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Bigo Barnett isn't getting more time or a special prison to his liking

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.
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UPDATE: 'Bigo' Barnett sentenced to prison over Capitol riot participation

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.

Gravette man convicted in Jan. 6 riots UPDATE

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.

Testimony ends in Gravette man's Jan. 6 trial

Barnett wraps up his testimony.

UPDATE: Barnett takes stand in Capitol riot trial, calls police 'stormtroopers'

Barnett says stun gun had quit working.

UPDATE: Barnett's attorneys laugh off the Jan. 6 riot as a boost for the local economy

Barnett is expected to testify in his own defense.

First witness called in Jan. 6 riot trial of Gravette man

Barnett loses effort to get two charges dismissed.