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Fla. FF-medic who participated in Jan. 6 riot avoids jail time

A judge sentenced Andrew Williams to probation, and he remains on unpaid leave from the city of Sanford


By Leila Merrill

SANFORD, Fla. — Firefighter-Paramedic Andrew Williams, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge related to his role in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, was sentenced Wednesday, according to ClickOrlando.

Williams will not go to jail; he was sentenced to two years’ probation, 60 hours of community service, and must pay $500 in restitution, WFLA reported.

Photos of Williams inside House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office have circulated.

Williams was free on a $25,000 bond and on unpaid administrative leave from the city of Sanford.