Judge revokes former Rocky Mount officer’s release associated with charges in Jan. 6 Capitol riots

Roanoke Valley News

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (WFXR) – A judge has revoked the release of Thomas Robertson, the former Rocky Mount police officer who faces charges in his reported involvement in the Capitol riots earlier this year.

Robertson was granted pre-trial release with several conditions that Robertson allegedly violated.

He was taken into custody after investigators say he ordered more than $50,000 worth of firearms and ammunition.

Robertson says he did not violate his pre-trial conditions because the guns and ammunition were not in his possession.

The judge argued that there is probable cause to believe Robertson committed a felony while on pre-trial release and must remain in custody.

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