Trial date set for Covington man involved in Capitol riot

Joshua Haynes is set to appear in court on Nov. 14.

COVINGTON, Va. – On Friday afternoon, a trial date was set for a Covington man facing multiple charges in connection to the Jan. 6 deadly Capitol riots.

Joshua Haynes is set to appear in court on Nov. 14. He’s being moved to a correctional treatment facility until then.

The 39-year-old was initially arrested in July on six federal charges.

Court documents say Haynes destroyed media equipment, helped others attempt to remove a window A.C. unit and was seen inside the Capitol Crypt.

He’s one of five people from southwest Virginia who’ve been arrested in connection to the riots.


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