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Crime Robert Keith Packer, Named As Capitol Rioter in 'Camp Auschwitz' Top, Arrested in Virginia

03:50  14 january  2021
03:50  14 january  2021 Source:   newsweek.com

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Robert Keith Packer , 56, was booked by the US Marshals Service in Norfolk, Virginia just before 9 a.m., online records show. The US Capitol rioter photographed wearing a sweatshirt bearing the phrase “ Camp Auschwitz ” was arrested Wednesday in Virginia , according to jail records.

A Virginia man who stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday wearing a sweatshirt bearing the phrase “ Camp Auschwitz ,” has been identified arrested and charged with violent entry, trespassing entry and disorderly conduct. Top federal prosecutor for the District of Columbia, Michael Sherwin, has

A man accused of storming the Capitol while wearing a hooded top with the words "Camp Auschwitz" printed on it was arrested in Virginia on Wednesday, according to law enforcement officials quoted by multiple news outlets.

a group of people walking in front of a crowd: Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. Demonstrators breeched security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the a 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification. © SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. Demonstrators breeched security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the a 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification.

The man, named as Robert Keith Packer, was detained in the city of Newport News, reported CNN and The New York Times.

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Robert Keith Packer seen during the storming of the Capitol on January 6, 2020 (L) and in custody in Virginia , January 13, 2013. A man who stormed the US Capitol wearing an anti-Semitic sweatshirt reading “ Camp Auschwitz ” was arrested Wednesday in his home state of Virginia , according to

Capitol Rioter ' Camp Auschwitz ' Hoodie Guy Busted. 5.2K. 1/13/2021 9:19 AM PT. Breaking News. Western Tidewater Regional Jail. Robert Keith Packer was busted Wednesday morning in Newport News, VA and he's been charged with knowingly entering restricted grounds and disorderly conduct.

An old mugshot of Packer, seen by Newsweek, strongly resembled the man photographed at the Capitol.

Images of the man were widely shared on social media and published by news organisations around the world.

The hooded top also features a skull and crossbones and the words "Work brings freedom"—an English translation of "Arbeit macht frei," the phrase displayed at the entrance of the Nazi death camp.

The photo was taken as thousands of Trump supporters, far-right extremists and conspiracy theorists launched an attack on Congress during the certification of Joe Biden's Electoral College victory.

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Robert Keith Packer was arrested in Virginia in Wednesday and is expected to make appearance in Norfolk court later today. Robert Keith Packer has been named as the man photographed wearing the sweatshirt which referenced the most infamous Nazi concentration camp , where about 1.1 million

Robert Packer , 56, was arrested in Virginia on federal felony charges after illegally breaching the US The protests turned into riots, which led to the Capitol being evacuated as rioters stormed the building A man seen wearing a " Camp Auschwitz " sweatshirt while breaching the US Capitol was

Officials in Washington said dozens of people had already been charged with crimes relating to last week's riots and prosecutors expected "hundreds" more would be charged.

Among them was the son of a Brooklyn Supreme Court judge who investigators said was seen inside the Capitol wearing fur pelts and a police vest he is accused of stealing.

Aaron Mostofsky, 34, was picked up at his brother's home in Brooklyn on Tuesday morning, the Associated Press reported.

Elsewhere, a man captured on camera chasing a police officer inside the Capitol has been charged.

Doug Jensen, 41, was arrested at his home on the south side of Des Moines on Friday, the Associated Press reported.

Police also tracked down a man photographed carrying what appeared to be House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's lectern in Florida.

Adam Johnson, aged 36, from Parrish, Manatee County, was logged by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office on Friday night—two days after the riot.

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The rioter who stormed the US Capitol Wednesday wearing a sweatshirt emblazoned with the phrase " Camp Auschwitz ", identified as Robert Keith Packer of Virginia , was arrested Washington, DC, police made 61 arrests that day while many more have been arrested in the days since then, with at

Robert Keith Packer , who lives in Newport News, was taken into custody a week after the deadly, anti-democracy uprising. The man wearing a " Camp Auschwitz " shirt who was photographed at last week's deadly pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol , was arrested in Virginia on Wednesday, jail

Richard Barnett, the man photographed sitting at Pelosi's desk, was also arrested and faces multiple charges.

Barnett, 60, faces charges of entering and remaining on restricted grounds, violent entry and theft of public property, according to NBC News.

He admitted to participating in the riot inside the Capitol, but said he was pushed into the building when the mob broke through the doors.

"I threw my feet up on the desk at that point. I realized some a**holes had cut me also and I bled on her envelope, so I picked up the envelope and put it in my pocket, and I put a quarter on the desk 'cause I'm not a thief," Barnett told Arkansas TV station KFSM.

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