A man who now faces a list of charges for his role in the attack on the U.S. Capitol was reportedly arrested after his live-in girlfriend told friends he was a member of the far-right group “Proud Boys” and that she traveled with him to D.C. on Jan. 6.
According to Law&Crime, one of those friends then went to the FBI, resulting in Christopher Worrell‘s arrest in Naples, Florida, this Friday.
After reviewing images from social media and the press, the FBI said Worrell can be seen wearing a tactical vest, a body camera, a hydration pack, a push-to-talk radio communication earpiece, and a can of gel pepper spray while on Capitol grounds, Law&Crime reports. Some images showed him using what looks to be a can of pepper spray at a “line of law enforcement officers present.”
While there are no photos of Worrell inside the Capitol building, there are photos showing him on the Capitol steps behind a line of police officers who were trying to control the crowd — enough evidence, according to authorities, to charge him with being “within a restricted building or grounds” under federal law.
Worrell faces charges that include carrying a “dangerous weapon” on restricted grounds. He remains in custody until further court proceedings on March 16.
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