Grady Owens, 21, is alleged to have assaulted a police officer with his skateboard during the storming of the U.S. Capitol building on January 6th. The officer suffered a concussion. Owens faces multiple charges and up to 36 years in prison.
Source: Yahoo News
A Florida college student has been charged with striking a Metropolitan Police officer over the head with a skateboard at the Capitol riots, according to a Department of Justice press release.
Grady Douglas Owens, 21, from Winter Park, Florida, was arrested on April 1 after being caught on bodycam video using his skateboard, which bore the phrase "White Fang," to hit a police officer over the head.
The officer, who has not been named, was left with a concussion and an injury to his finger, according to an affidavit released earlier this month.
The 21-year-old, who is a student at Full Sail University, has been charged with assaulting a law enforcement officer with a deadly weapon, and violent entry of the Capitol building, among other things. He faces 36 years in prison if convicted.
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