A Capitol rioter pleaded guilty to assaulting police with a skateboard despite yelling, ‘We will not concede,’ on January 6

Grady Owens was charged with hitting a police officer with a skateboard during the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.
A father and son duo face a maximum sentence of 8 years in prison for assaulting police.
Feds said the son hit a police officer with a skateboard emblazoned with the words “White Fang.”
The father was charged with fighting a police officer over a baton at the Capitol doors.

On January 6, 2021, Grady Owens struck a triumphant tone as he recorded his time at the Capitol and watched his fellow rioters.

“Hold these traitors accountable,” he said. “Tear gas ain’t shit, folks,” he declared, according to court papers.

“We will not concede.”

Almost two years later, though, Owens, 22, and his father have done just that in the face of criminal charges stemming from their role in the Capitol attack.

Owens and his father, Jason Owens, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges they assaulted police during the January 6 attack on the Capitol, where prosecutors said their actions helped…

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