Jan. 6 riot: Kansan pleads guilty

A St. Marys man pleaded guilty for his role in the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol. As part of a plea deal, Mark Rebegila pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating or picketing in the Capital building and will be sentenced in March.

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December 2, 2021 - 9:24 AM

Supporters of President Donald Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Photo by Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A northeast Kansas man pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge for his participation in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Mark Roger Rebegila, 32, of St. Marys, pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating or picketing in the Capitol building. In exchange for his plea, three other charges were dropped.

He is scheduled to be sentenced March 10 and faces a maximum penalty of six months in prison and a $5,000 fine. 

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