PERSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A woman faces up to six months in prison.
Virginia Spencer of Pilot Mountain pleaded guilty yesterday to one count of demonstrating in the Capitol Building.
This charge has a maximum sentence of six months in jail, as well as a $5000 fine.
Spencer is the first person from the Piedmont area to be convicted on charges related to the January 6 attack on the Capitol.
Spencer’s husband, Christopher Spencer, was the first North Carolinian to be charged in connection with the riots.
He’s due in court in October.