Federal prosecutors on Thursday stepped up their efforts to target some of the more violent conduct from last week’s attack on the US Capitol, accusing a retired firefighter of throwing a firefight at three police officers and another man , Who repeatedly beat up a police officer. An American flag.
The Department of Justice said a new criminal case was filed and it filed 80 criminal cases and arrested 34 people in connection with the capital attack. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said it had opened 200 case files and received 140,000 suggestions from the public.
Chester, Pa. K Robert Sanford is alleged to have identified him as the man who, after facing charges of assaulting a police officer, had set the fire extinguishing machine west of the Capitol at 2:30 p.m. Surrounded, as the crowd crashed into a thin past the line of Capitol Police officers and proceeded to the building on 6 January.
Around the same time, a radio dispatch captured by OpenMHZ, a platform that records radio chatter from law enforcement and other agencies, relayed: “The Capitol Building has 10-33. It has been breached,” a code Using which denotes an emergency in which an officer needs assistance.
The prosecution’s statement of the facts in the case described a fire extinguisher hitting three officers in the head with no helmet. Officials said Mr. Sanford had allegedly thrown that Capitol Police Officer Brian Siknik was not killed, who was also hit in the head with a fire extinguisher during the unrest and died of his wound.