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Texan who prosecutors say “lit the match” of Jan. 6 riot sentenced to more than 7 years in prison

Guy Reffitt, a 49-year-old Wylie resident, never entered the Capitol but helped ignite the crowd “into an unstoppable force,” a prosecutor at his trial said. His sentence is the longest given out so far from the Jan. 6 riot.

On January 6, 2021, Pro-Trump supporters and far-right forces flooded Washington, D.C. to protest Trump's election loss. Hun…
Guy Wesley Reffitt is identified in a video currently being investigated by the FBI. Reffitt, an alleged member of Texas Thr…

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