Murfreesboro Man Sentenced For US Capitol Entry

Aug 06, 2022 at 12:43 pm by WGNS

A Murfreesboro man has been sentenced to 3-month behind bars for his part in the January 6, 2021 insurrection on the U.S. Capitol. 

As you recall from earlier WGNS' newscasts, Matthew Baggott was arrested here in Murfreesboro on May 30, 2021. 


The local resident faced charges of:

  • Entering or Remaining in Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority
  • Disorderly or Disruptive Conduct in Restricted Building or Grounds/Impeding Official Business
  • Violent Entry or Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds

On April 5, 2022, Baggott plead guilty. 

In addition to three-months prison time, the Murfreesboro resident also receves one-year of supervised release, along with 60-hours of doing community service, and $500 in restitution. 

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