Union Co. couple pleads guilty to charges connected to Capitol riot

Published: Jul. 27, 2021 at 2:57 PM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The Union County Couple accused of being involved in the January 6 Capitol riots has pleaded guilty to federal charges.

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Court documents show Lori and Thomas Vinson pleaded guilty to violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

Sentencing is set for October 22.

14 News spoke with Lori Vinson in the days after the riot. She told us she was fired from her nursing job at Ascension St. Vincent in Evansville, and she said she was absolutely not sorry for walking in to the Capitol building.

We spoke to her again after she was in FBI custody. She claimed she had not been arrested, which FBI officials confirmed was not true.

Lori and Thomas Vinson
Lori and Thomas Vinson(FBI)

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