A Florida person wished in the Capitol siege was arrested in Northern Virginia on Inauguration Day when headed back again to the District, according to the FBI’s Washington Subject Office and a law enforcement doc.
Samuel Camargo, 26, of Broward County, Fla., was detained by Alexandria police on four federal counts connected to alleged actions through the mob attack Jan. 6, the FBI reported in a statement.
It’s unclear why Camargo was headed back again to Washington on Wednesday. An arrest warrant was issued for him Jan. 15.
A mate of Camargo’s contacted authorities Jan. 6 to report that Camargo experienced posted pictures and messages on social media professing that he experienced participated in the riot that still left 5 people useless and weakened the Capitol setting up, in accordance to charging files in federal court docket in D.C.
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In a single of the posts, Camargo claimed that he eradicated a piece of the Capitol he identified as “memorabilia,” and posted a picture of what appeared to be a very long piece of steel, in accordance to the charging documents.
A different video clip confirmed Camargo having difficulties with a Capitol Police officer at an entrance of the U.S. Capitol, in accordance to charging paperwork.
An FBI agent who interviewed Camargo wrote in courtroom documents that Camargo acknowledged that he experienced been existing at the Capitol riot.
Afterward, Camargo posted on social media that he had spoken with an FBI agent and wrote that “I think I’ve been cleared,” in accordance to charging documents.
Camargo is going through rates of civil ailment, knowingly moving into a restricted setting up, knowingly engaging in disorderly perform in a limited making, and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.
No attorney for Camargo was detailed in court docket paperwork. Alexandria police referred questions about his case to federal authorities.