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World Pennsylvania ranks first in Capitol riot-related arrests: report

23:45  02 march  2021
23:45  02 march  2021 Source:   foxnews.com

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Pennsylvania , lifeblood of the American Revolution, has so far seen the most arrests related to the Jan. Capitol riot hearing: FBI director wray says no evidence antifa, 'Fake trump supporters' involved. In his first public testimony since the riot , FBI Director Chris Wray told the Senate Judiciary Committee that it’s clear a large and growing number of those arrested so far could be categorized as militia violent extremists or racially motivated extremists, naming both the Oath Keepers and the Proud Boys groups.

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Pennsylvania, where both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were drafted, has so far seen the most arrests related to the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection compared to any other state in the nation, according to a new analysis by Philadelphia Magazine.

The Justice Department so far has charged at least 26 Pennsylvanians in connection to the Jan. 6 event in Washington, D.C., that temporarily interrupted Congress’ certification of President Biden’s Electoral College victory, the magazine reported after reviewing court documents, news reports and data.

That’s just under a tenth of the more than 300 individuals acting Deputy Attorney General John Carlin said Friday have been charged in connection to the riot. More than 280 have been arrested so far, he said, as the FBI continues to search through tens of thousands of digital media tips it’s received since that day.

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6 riot range from curfew violations to serious federal felonies related to theft and weapons possession. Biggs appeared to be wearing a walkie-talkie during the storming of the Capitol , but he told FBI agents that he had no knowledge about the planning of the destructive riot and didn’t know who organized it, the affidavit said. Ahead of the riot , Biggs told followers of his on the social media app Parler to dress in black to resemble the far-left antifa movement, the affidavit said.

A Pennsylvania man whom authorities say threw a fire extinguisher and struck a Capitol Police officer during the deadly riot at the US Capitol last week has been arrested and charged in federal court.

CAPITOL RIOT HEARING: FBI DIRECTOR WRAY SAYS NO EVIDENCE ANTIFA, 'FAKE TRUMP SUPPORTERS' INVOLVED

In his first public testimony since the riot, FBI Director Chris Wray told the Senate Judiciary Committee that it’s clear a large and growing number of those arrested so far could be categorized as militia violent extremists or racially motivated extremists, naming both the Oath Keepers and the Proud Boys groups. He also testified that no evidence found by the bureau so far has indicated that members of Antifa or "fake Trump supporters" infiltrated groups storming the building that day.

U.S. Capitol Police Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman testified before a House Appropriations subcommittee last week that while some Jan. 6 rioters were "organized," but crowds included a "large number of everyday Americans who took on mob mentality because they were angry and desperate."

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The FBI is seeking to identify individuals involved in the violent activities that occurred at the U.S. Capitol and surrounding areas on January 6, 2021. View photos and related information here. You can call ‪ 1 -800-CALL-FBI ( 1 -‪800-225-5324) to verbally report tips and/or information related to this investigation, or submit at tip online at tips.fbi.gov. Note: As of February 2, 2021, all images from previously released Seeking Information posters have been consolidated below.

A Pennsylvania police officer was arrested and suspended from his job over his alleged involvement in last month's riot at the U.S. Capitol . Joseph Fischer, a patrolman with the North Cornwall Township Police Department, was taken into custody Friday by the FBI on charges of obstruction of law Following the attack, Fischer posted a comment on Facebook saying that entry into the Capitol was "needed to send a message that we the people hold the real power." Authorities said he told someone in a Facebook message that he might need a new job because of his involvement at the Capitol .

According the analysis by Philadelphia Magazine, Pennsylvania is followed by Texas and Florida who tied for second in Capitol-related arrests. New York ranked third, California and Virginia tied for fourth, Ohio fifth, Kentucky sixth and Maryland and New Jersey tied for seventh.

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As recently as Monday, a married couple and their neighbor all from Mifflin County in Pennsylvania were charged in connection to the Capitol riot. Christy Clark, Matthew Clark, and Paul Spigelmyer, all of Lewistown, are charged with illegally entering a restricted building or grounds and violent entry or disorderly conduct, Fox 43 reported, citing court documents filed by an FBI investigator.

The complaint included photos Christy Clark shared to social media from both inside the Capitol and outside on the National Mall earlier in the day. Surveillance video allegedly captured the trio standing together amongst a crowd inside the Capitol building.

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