Federal Judge Calls for DOJ Probe Into Treatment of Jan. 6 Detainees

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A federal judge on Wednesday found two officials with Washington, D.C.’s Department of Corrections in contempt of court, and called on the Justice Department to investigate whether the district’s jail violated the civil rights of dozens of detained Jan. 6 defendants, The Washington Post reported.

U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth of Washington acted after finding jail officials failed to turn over information needed to approve surgery recommended four months ago for a Jan. 6 Capitol assault defendant’s broken wrist, the Post reported.

Lamberth said failure to turn over the medical records of Christopher Worrell – who’s charged with four felonies stemming from the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol — was “more than just inept and bureaucratic jostling of papers,” suggesting the possibility of deliberate mistreatment.

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