Oklahoman takes plea deal on charges from US Capitol riot

One Oklahoman decided to take a plea deal, more than a year after he was charged after taking part in the U.S. Capitol riots.

Jerry Ryals traveled to Washington with his boss, electrician Anthony Alfred Griffith. Both were arrested in March of last year and were facing several charges including disorderly conduct.

Ryals took pictures, showing him inside the Capitol. Ryals entered a guilty plea to civil disorder, admitted to entering the Capitol, and obstructing police.

Ryals has not yet been sentenced. Griffith’s case is ongoing.

Others charged include Benjamin Burlew, of Miami, who is accused of assaulting an Associated Press photographer. Photos showed him and several others pushing the journalist over a wall.

He still awaits his trial.