Upstate NY man sentenced to probation for breaking into U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6

Renee Fatta

Renee Fatta, of Bridgeport, and Scott Columbus, of Wolcott, pictured outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, the day rioters attempted to overturn the 2020 election. (court filing)

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A Wayne County man was sentenced to 30 months of probation for breaking into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

Scott Columbus’ lawyers had requested no more than 24 months of probation and prosecutors requested three years of probation with 60 days of home confinement.

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