By CBSNewYork Team

NEW JERSEY (CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey gym owner is the first person to plead guilty to assaulting a police officer during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Scott Fairlamb, of Butler, reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2's 1/27 Thursday Afternoon Forecast

Fairlamb, seen on video wearing camouflage, is accused of assaulting and harassing police officers.

READ MORE: Child Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle In Brooklyn

Federal prosecutors said Fairlamb was one of the first rioters to breach the Capitol.

MORE NEWS: Remembering Officer Rivera: Wake Today For 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem

Fairlamb could face up to four years in prison.

CBSNewYork Team