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  • Richard Barnett, man seen in viral photograph at Nancy Pelosi's desk during Capitol siege, arrested: Officials

    01/08/2021 11:51:53 AM PST · by cmj328 · 147 replies
    CNNwire via ABC 11 ^ | January 8, 2021 | Kara Scannell, CNN
    WASHINGTON -- The man photographed sitting at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's desk during Wednesday's riots in the US Capitol has been arrested and charged with three federal counts, including theft of public property, federal officials said Friday. Federal officials said Richard Barnett of Arkansas was taken into custody Friday morning in Little Rock. Barnett was charged with knowingly entering and remaining in restricted building grounds without authority, violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds as well as the theft of public property, officials said. A resident of Alabama was also charged in connection with the pipe bomb found on...
  • First federal charges filed after US Capitol riots

    01/08/2021 8:36:41 AM PST · by Coronal · 68 replies
    NewsNation ^ | January 8, 2021 | Michael Geheren
    WASHINGTON — At least two people are facing federal charges after Wednesday’s attack on the U.S. Capitol, according to federal court documents filed. They are believed to be two of the first charges. The documents give insight into some of what happened at the U.S. Capitol Complex on Wednesday. One of the people charged was Mark Leffingwell. According to court filings, a U.S. Capitol Police officer said the man “punched me repeatedly with a closed fist.” He’s facing three federal charges including an assault on a federal law enforcement officer. Leffingwell was among a group of people inside the Capitol...
  • West Virginia Del. Derrick Evans, R-Wayne, charged federally for role in Trump mob insurrection

    01/08/2021 11:34:33 AM PST · by Meatspace · 35 replies
    WV News ^ | 1/7/21 | Matt Harvey
    WASHINGTON (WV News) — West Virginia Delegate Derrick Evans, R-Wayne, has been charged with entering a restricting area and entering the U.S. Capitol, federal officials in the District of Columbia said Friday. "We have just, I just received word that we have a signed complaint ... against a delegate who serves in the West Virginia Legislature," said Ken Cole, first assistant for the U.S. Attorney's Office in the District of Columbia.
  • Dozens charged so far in DC unrest; more serious charges possible

    01/07/2021 3:26:30 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 80 replies
    WTOP News ^ | 01/07/2021 | Jack Moore
    More than 6,000 National Guard members from D.C. and elsewhere were mobilized, and a 7-foot tall fence was erected around the U.S. Capitol in response to Wednesday’s unrest, which D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser called “acts of domestic terrorism.” On Thursday afternoon, acting U.S. Attorney for D.C. Michael Sherwin said his office so far this week has charged dozens of people in relation to unrest in the District. That includes 40 cases in D.C. Superior Court, relating to unlawful entry and weapons charges. Some of those cases are from earlier in the week, Sherwin said. In addition, his office is filing...
  • FBI Has Already Put Together a List of “MAGA Most Wanted” From Yesterday – Considering Adding President Trump

    01/07/2021 3:54:16 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 156 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 01/07/2021 | Joe Hoft
    The Daily Mail reports that the FBI already has a list of the ‘MAGA Most Wanted”Daily Mail reported today’s list from the FBI of their most wanted who waltzed into the Capitol Building yesterday:Hunt for MAGA’s most wanted: FBI releases pictures of Trump rioters who stormed the Capitol— Daily Mail US (@DailyMail) January 7, 2021In addition to the list above, the Justice Department has not discarded President Trump’s role in events yesterday at the Capitol:Federal prosecutors have announced President Trump could potentially face charges over his role in inciting the violent siege of the US Capitol after he...
  • DOJ: 'Hundreds' to be charged after Capitol riots, number of crimes is 'mind-blowing' and includes 'sedition and conspiracy'

    01/13/2021 6:39:18 AM PST · by Tench_Coxe · 72 replies
    the Blaze ^ | 1/12/2021 | Chris Pandolfo
    The U.S. Department of Justice held a news conference Tuesday with acting U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin and FBI Washington Field Office ADIC Steven D'Antuono discussing charges and arrests made in connection with last Wednesday's riot at the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters. According to the DOJ officials, there are more than 170 active subject files seeking individuals identified as potential persons that committed crimes, a number that is expected to swell into the "hundreds" in coming weeks. The DOJ has launched investigations into serious felony charges of "sedition and conspiracy," as well as a "mind-blowing" number of crimes related to...
  • Cowboys for Trump founder arrested after allegedly leading Capitol rioters in prayer

    01/17/2021 6:29:02 PM PST · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 59 replies
    A New Mexico county official was arrested Sunday after federal authorities said he entered a restricted section of the U.S. Capitol during the deadly pro-Trump incursion and led rioters in prayer. Couy Griffin, an Otero County commissioner and founder of Cowboys for Trump, was arrested in Washington. D.C., and faces a single charge of knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building without lawful authority, a federal criminal complaint said. In an affidavit, a Metropolitan Police detective said a Cowboys for Trump videographer told authorities that after he and Griffin saw the group push past security barriers, they scaled the...
  • FBI arrests New Mexico elected official for alleged Capitol riot role

    01/17/2021 5:07:48 PM PST · by conservative98 · 41 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 17, 2021 | 7:33pm | Kenneth Garger
    A New Mexico elected official — who co-founded the group Cowboys for Trump — was arrested by the FBI on Sunday in connection to his alleged role in the Capitol riot. Couy Griffin, an Otero County commissioner, was busted after filming himself on the steps of the Capitol the day a mob of Trump supporters attacked the legislative building, federal authorities told KVIA-TV. At a commissioners meeting on Thursday, Griffin vowed to return to Washington, D.C. on Inauguration Day, armed with guns to “embrace” the Second Amendment, the outlet separately reported. Griffin had called the Capitol siege, “a great day...
  • Media Lie About Supposed Capitol Hill Attacker, Here's the Real Story: It appears to be have been an honest mistake. He was placed under arrest, but he was not a terrorist seeking to kill anybody

    01/16/2021 5:38:45 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/16/2021 | Bonchie
    It’s almost like the mainstream media want to raise the temperature and stoke unsubstantiated fear. Actually, I’m pretty sure that’s exactly what they want to do. That was made apparent again today after a lie was trumpeted by several major media outlets before being shown to be mostly false.I’m talking about the story that a man provided “fake” inauguration credentials while carrying 500 rounds of handgun ammunition on his person in an attempt to enter the Capitol area. This was supposed to be proof of an elevated threat, with the assumption being that this guy was there to shoot the...
  • Larry Rendall Brock Jr., Capitol Rioter Seen With Zip Ties, Freed by Judge

    01/15/2021 10:36:56 AM PST · by blueplum · 19 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 15 Jan 2021 | Jack Dutton
    A retired Air Force veteran who was photographed carrying zip-tie handcuffs while storming the U.S. Capitol building earlier this month has been freed from jail. The rioter—retired Lt. Col. Larry Rendall Brock Jr.—was arrested on Sunday in Texas after being photographed on the Senate floor during the siege... ...Magistrate Judge Jeffrey L. Cureton said he would release the former lieutenant colonel, 53, to home confinement. Brock was ordered to surrender any firearms and the judge said he would have limited internet access under his confinement.
  • Self-Avowed ‘Hardcore Leftist’ Arrested for Inciting Violence at Florida Capitol

    01/17/2021 1:33:21 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 16, 2021 | Tom Ozimek
    Federal agents arrested a self-admitted anarchist and “hardcore leftist” on Friday on suspicion of plotting to violently disrupt planned election-related protests at the Florida state Capitol. Prosecutors said they “averted a crisis” at the Capitol by arresting 33-year-old Daniel Baker, taking him into custody on a charge involving making a threat to kidnap or injure, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Florida announced in a news release. “Baker issued a call to arms for like-minded individuals to violently confront protestors gathered at the Florida Capitol this Sunday,” prosecutors said. “He specifically called for others to join him...
  • Texas AG Declares 'Victory for Election Integrity' After Voter-Fraud Arrest

    01/13/2021 9:55:49 PM PST · by familyop · 22 replies
    NewsMax ^ | January 13, 2021 | Brian Trusdell
    A woman caught surreptitiously on video bragging about "flipping" people to vote for Democrats in Texas has been arrested on several felony counts of election fraud, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Wednesday. Rachel Rodriguez was arrested Wednesday and charged with election fraud, illegal voting, unlawfully assisting people voting by mail, and unlawfully possessing an official ballot.
  • Rush to judgment on Trump Impeachment? Multiple leftists arrested for Capitol riot

    01/15/2021 8:18:22 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/15/2021 | Monica Showalter
    When the Capitol riots happened on Jan. 6, the blame of President Trump was all over. Supposedly, he was the instigator. Supposedly, he'd egged the rioters on. The tape of his urging his supporters to stay strong and fight was Exhibit A in the press, and with no skepticism whatsoever, House speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Trump guilty and rushed a crazily hasty second impeachment just days before Trump's exit. She declared that it was all about holding Trump "accountable," and she added that her explicit aim at the uselessly late date was to prevent him from ever running from public...
  • Horned Arizona rioter who stormed U.S. Capitol in custody, charged in federal court

    01/09/2021 10:06:14 AM PST · by Coronal · 131 replies
    12 News KPNX ^ | January 9, 2021
    ARIZONA, USA — The Arizona man who was pictured wearing horns and face paint during the storming of the U.S. Capitol has been arrested, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office. Jacob Anthony Chansley, also known as Jake Angeli, has been charged in federal court for his involvement in the riots and is in federal custody. The press release said Chansley and two others are now being prosecuted by the attorney's office and investigated by the FBI’s Washington Field Office and the United States Capitol Police. Chansley, a resident of Phoenix, was charged with knowingly entering or...
  • Alleged BLM Activist John Sullivan Who Stormed The US Capitol Is Now Planning An ARMED MARCH At The Utah State Capitol

    01/14/2021 2:24:03 PM PST · by USA Conservative · 42 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 01.14.2020 | Alex Hall
    John Sullivan, a noted leftist leader from Utah, stormed the US Capitol with fellow activists on Wednesday. The mainstream media and the fact-checkers tried to protect him and claimed that he was there only to film the whole situation. Even far-left PolitiFact reviewed Sullivan’s video of the mob into the Capitol and Babbitt’s shooting. They say that it doesn’t show Sullivan clearly engaged in the violence or leading the run-up to the Capitol, although it does show him animated as he spoke with police and rioters from the frontlines. At points in the video, Sullivan can be heard telling others...
  • CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Antifa Protester John Sullivan Brags About Posing As Trump Supporter, Breaking Window At US Capitol Building During Riots

    01/14/2021 1:17:40 PM PST · by george76 · 73 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | January 14, 2021 | Alicia Powe
    <p>Footage obtained by the Gateway Pundit from militant Black Lives Matter and Antifa activist John Sullivan’s discord shows the so-called “civil rights activist” reveling inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan.6 as he damaged federal property.</p><p>Sullivan has maintained in multiple interviews that he regularly attends protests only to record what’s going on, but did not actively partake in the insurgence in Washington.</p>
  • Confederate flag-waving Capitol rioter and son arrested by feds

    01/14/2021 12:00:36 PM PST · by conservative98 · 52 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 14, 2021 | 1:40pm | Ben Feuerherd
    The rioter who paraded around the Capitol building with a Confederate battle flag last week turned himself in to federal authorities in his home state of Delaware on Thursday, authorities said. The suspect, Kevin Seefried, surrendered to US Marshals in Wilmington with his son Hunter, an FBI spokesperson said. They are both expected to make an initial court appearance on federal charges that will be filed in Washington, the spokesperson added. Seefried is suspected of walking around the Capitol building with the large Confederate flag after throngs of President Trump supporters stormed the building as Congress was meeting to certify...
  • Aaron Mostofsky Who Was Arrested For Involvement In The Capitol Riot And His Father A NY Supreme Court Judge Are Both Registered Democrats

    01/14/2021 11:48:32 AM PST · by USA Conservative · 10 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 01.14.2020 | Sarah Hall
    A Brooklyn Supreme Court judge’s son was one of the hundreds of people who stormed the Capitol building on Wednesday, according to reports. Photos and videos taken inside the Capitol building on Wednesday afternoon show a fur pelt and bulletproof vest-clad Aaron Mostofsky carrying a riot shield and a wooden stick. Aaron Mostofsky, who told The Post on Wednesday he’d come to protest a “stolen election,” was holding a police riot shield as a mob of rioters swarmed the building Wednesday. Video below: LinkMostofsky is the son of Shlomo Mostofsky, a “prominent modern Orthodox figure in Brooklyn and former president...
  • Retired firefighter accused of throwing fire extinguisher at officers during Capitol riot arrested

    01/14/2021 9:19:15 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 55 replies
    Fox News ^ | 01/14/2021 | Vandana Rambaran
    The retired firefighter who appears to be the man caught on camera throwing a fire extinguisher that hit at least three officers at the Capitol during a riot was arrested Thursday, officials said. Robert Sanford, of Chester, Pa., faces three federal felony charges including assaulting a police officer, the Wall Street Journal reported. Video footage of the incident shows the man hurling a fire extinguisher officers attempting to control a mob outside of the west side of the Capitol. The FBI has been pursuing charges against dozens of suspects in the riots, many of whom were identified through photos and...
  • Another Violent Leftist Arrested at US Capital Protest: Registered Democrat and 34-Year-Old Son of a New York Judge

    01/14/2021 6:45:30 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 20 replies
    GP ^ | 01/14/21 | Joe Hoft
    Another violent leftist was arrested on Wednesday for partaking in the US Capital protest turned Antifa riot. Aaron Mostofsky, is a registered Democrat. He is the latest Antifa rioter who was identified at the Capital on January 6th. Another radical at the Capital last week was arrested yesterday. He is a registered Democrat:Mr. Mostofsky is a 34 year old registered Democrat and the son of a New York Judge. He is seen in the picture above dressed in fur, carrying a stick and wearing a bullet proof police vest he had stolen. Mostofsky is standing beside the man who carried...