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Gallatin man pleads guilty to taking part in Capitol raid

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Gallatin man has pleaded guilty in federal court to taking part in the raid at the U.S. Capitol.

The Tennessean reports 26-year-old Jack Jesse Griffith admitted on Thursday to knowingly entering restricted areas of the Capitol in a videoconference plea hearing.

Griffith faces up to six months in jail and a $5,000 fine on the misdemeanor count of parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building.

He also agreed to pay $500 in restitution.

Prosecutors dismissed four other misdemeanor charges in exchange for the plea.

Sentencing was set for Oct. 15.