A University of California, Los Angeles student who breached the Capitol building on Jan. 6 and sat in the Vice President’s chair in the Senate Chamber was arrested this Tuesday morning, Law&Crime reports.
Christian Secor, 22, of Costa Mesa, California, was arrested by the FBI this Tuesday. According to L&C, he previously bragged that he’d gotten away with his actions.
“SECOR got rid of his phone and car and bragged that he would not be caught for his involvement at the U.S. Capitol,” stated the FBI affidavit.
*Acquaintance of Capitol riot suspect Christian Secor says that after returning from DC, he “got rid of his phone and car and bragged that he would not be caught for his involvement at the U.S. Capitol.”
*Now held in jail without bond.https://t.co/ByjKESduV4 pic.twitter.com/m2ADlIQn19
— Jim Roberts (@nycjim) February 18, 2021
Secor’s Twitter activity was detailed in the FBI’s affidavit.
“The FBI conducted an open source search and located an article dated April 1, 2020, which features a series of screenshots from SECOR’s Twitter account @fullautonat. In these posts, SECOR describes fascism as ‘epic;’ valorizes the 2017 Charlottesville tiki torch march, which featured chants of ‘Jews will not replace us!;’ encouraged followers to watch Person 1 ‘highlights;’ states that he supports ‘nationalism everywhere;’ and suggests Jews and the state of Israel control the politics of other governments and attempt to influence ‘Westerners,'” the affidavit stated.
Secor is charged with assaulting, resisting or impeding officers and aiding and abetting; civil disorder and aiding and abetting; obstructing an official proceeding; entering and remaining in restricted buildings or grounds; and violent entry and disorderly conduct.
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