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Shippensburg Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy, Assault Charges Related to Jan. 6 Insurrection

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A Shippensburg man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and assault charges tied to entering the Capitol during the riot on Jan. 6, 2021. WITF’s Brett Sholtis has the details.

Read the full story at: https://www.witf.org/2022/06/24/shippensburg-man-who-fought-police-on-jan-6-planned-to-storm-capitol-pleads-guilty/

(Original air-date: 6/30/22

Brett Sholtis is a health reporter for WITF/Transforming Health. Sholtis is the 2021-2022 Reveal Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism with the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. His award-winning work on problem areas in mental health policy and policing helped to get a woman moved from a county jail to a psychiatric facility. Sholtis is a University of Pittsburgh graduate and a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Kosovo campaign veteran.