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Jan. 6: Two Proud Boys leaders sentenced to 17 and 15 years in prison

Joseph Biggs and Zachary Rehl received two of the longest sentences for the raid of the Capitol.

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Proud Boys leaders Joseph Biggs and Zachary Rehl were sentenced Thursday to more than a decade in prison for their role in the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

Biggs, who was sentenced to 17 years in prison, and Rehl, with 15, received two of the longest sentences for the events of that day, according to the AP. Theirs are only exceeded the 18-year sentence of Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes. Their punishments could have been harsher; federal prosecutors had recommended 33 years in prison for Biggs and 30 for Rehl.

After determining these sentences, District Judge Timothy Kelly will rule next Tuesday on the case of Enrique Tarrio, who, like Biggs and Rehl, was convicted earlier this year of seditious conspiracy and obstruction of an official proceeding, among other charges.

Two more Proud Boys convictions are expected next week, deciding the futures for five of the more than 1,000 people that were indicted by the Justice Department for the events of Jan. 6.