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13 Jan, 17 tweets, 10 min read
*Sanford, Fla., firefighter Andrew James Williams arrested for his role in siege.
*His lawyer blames Trump and the police and says "Mr. Williams took part in none of it.”
*Pictures make it clear that he was inside the Capitol.
baynews9.com/fl/tampa/news/… ImageImage
*Kevin Daniel Loftus is arrested in Eau Claire, Wisconsin., for his role in Capitol siege.
*Prosecutors asked Federal Judge to prevent him from traveling to DC, saying they were concerned about the Biden inauguration. The Judge agreed.
wqow.com/2021/01/12/man… Image
Seeing this headline all across the U.S. Image
Kevin Daniel Loftus of Wisconsin seems quite happy to be inside the Capitol in this photo from Jan. 6. kstp.com/news/wisconsin… Image
*New York MTA worker identified as Will Pepe is arrested for his role in the Capitol riot.
*He had called in sick to attend the insurrection.
*MTA says siege was "abhorrent to the values of the MTA and New Yorkers.”
nbcnewyork.com/news/local/sus… Image
*Olympic Gold Medal swimmer Klete Keller was part of mob that invaded US Capitol.
*Video shows him wearing Olympic team jacket with “U.S.A.” printed on the back and sleeves.
*He hasn’t been charged yet, but being inside Capitol puts him in legal jeopardy.
nytimes.com/2021/01/12/spo… ImageImage
*According to Federal court filing, riot suspect Cleveland Meredith carried “an assault style rifle, a Glock firearm with high capacity magazines, and over 2,500 rounds" of ammo.
*In text msgs, he made vile threats to Nancy Pelosi & DC Mayor Muriel Bowser. courtlistener.com/recap/gov.usco… ImageImageImage
In the court papers, Acting US Attorney Michael Sherwin asks Federal Judge that Cleveland Meredith be held without bond until his trial. "The government contends that the defendant is a danger to the community.” Image
The quotes cited in this document arguing for pretrial detention of Capitol riot suspect are beyond chilling. courtlistener.com/recap/gov.usco…
A Queens man is in FBI custody after his arrest for allegedly plotting another attack on the US Capitol. newyork.cbslocal.com/2021/01/13/que…
*A man who was photographed wearing a “Camp Auschwitz” sweatshirt during the Capitol riot has been arrested, according to @CBSNews.
*He’s been ID’d as Robert Keith Packer and was arrested in Newport News, Virginia.
cbsnews.com/news/camp-ausc… ImageImage
*New Jersey man who was standing next to the woman who was shot by police during the Capitol riot is arrested.
*Thomas Baranyi is reportedly a member of the Peace Corps.
nypost.com/2021/01/13/nj-… Image
*Jenny Cudd, who bragged about breaking down the door to Speaker Pelosi’s office, is arrested in Texas.
*In an interview after the Capitol riot she said she was proud of what she did & would do it again.
*Cudd ran for mayor of Midland TX in 2019 and lost.
cbs7.com/2021/01/13/fir… ImageImage
*Feds upgrade charges against Richard “Bigo” Barnett, who was photographed making himself comfy in Speaker Pelosi’s office.
*He’s now accused of being armed with a stun gun.
*That raises his potential sentence to up to 11 years in Federal prison.
arkansasonline.com/news/2021/jan/… Image
*Five-time Olympic medalist Klete Keller has been charged in Capitol riot.
*Charges are: violent entry, obstructing law enforcement and disorderly conduct.
*Keller wore a USA Olympic jacket as he joined the mob that stormed the Capitol.
washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/01… ImageImage
*Two Virginia police officers have been arrested after allegedly joining Capitol siege…and bragging about it.
*The 2 men are officers on the Rocky Mount Police Dept. One is an Army veteran and trained sniper.
*They are now on “administrative leave.”
thedailybeast.com/two-rocky-moun… Image
According to this account, 28 members of law-enforcement agencies from 12 states have been identitified as having attended the pro-Trump rally that sparked the deadly Capitol siege. theappeal.org/the-cops-at-th… Image

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23 Jan
*Joshua Loller, a decorated Army vet from Spring, Texas, is arrested.
*Seen on Facebook video clashing w/ police.
*Feds say he wore gas mask, gloves & body armor vest.
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*He posed for photo with coat rack.
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*Montana appliance store owner Hank Muntzer is arrested.
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New Jersey man who calls himself a “dating and relationships strategist” is charged in Capitol riot.
“We broke down the doors and climbed up the back part of the Capitol,” he wrote on Facebook.
*Charges: Entering restricted building and disorderly conduct. nypost.com/2021/01/22/nj-… ImageImage
*Patrick Montgomery of Littleton CO has been charged in Capitol insurrection.
*Photos show him in Senate chamber.
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*Gabriel Garcia, a former US Army captain and one-time GOP candidate for Florida House, is arrested.
*FBI says he fought with officers and shouted: “USA! Storm this sh-t!”
*Video shows him yelling: “Nancy come out and play!” miamiherald.com/news/local/cri…
*Jesus Rivera of Pensacola, FL, has been arrested in the Capitol riot.
*He’s charged with disorderly conduct with intent to impede gov’t business & entering restricted building.
*Uploaded several videos showing him inside Capitol or on the grounds. wctv.tv/2021/01/20/pen…
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*As one of his first orders of business, President Biden asks for and receives the resignation of Michael Pack as head of the Voice of America.
*Pack had effectively turned the VoA into a propaganda arm of the Trump administration. nbcnews.com/politics/donal…
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In addition to rejoining the Paris #climate agreement, President Biden ordered US agencies to start reviewing and reinstating more than 100 environmental regulations that Trump had weakened or rolled back. nytimes.com/2021/01/20/cli…
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