Federal authorities arrested a retired firefighter and a style scholar, each from New York, and a person from Iowa on Monday within the storming of the U.S. Capitol, in keeping with the FBI and court docket paperwork.
Nicolas Moncada, a 20-year-old scholar on the Style Institute of Expertise, was arrested at his dwelling in Staten Island early on Monday, the FBI mentioned. The varsity shared info with the FBI a few social media publish exhibiting him on the Capitol, in keeping with native media stories.
Thomas Sweeney of Freeport, New York, was charged on Monday however was not but in custody, an FBI spokeswoman mentioned. Sweeney, 53, retired from the New York Hearth Division in October, native media reported.
Federal authorities have introduced prison fees towards greater than 100 folks of their investigation into the ransacking of Capitol places of work and assaults on police. 5 folks died within the melee, together with a Capitol Police officer.
Leo Kelly was arrested in Iowa on Monday after a video interview posted on-line described him as “one of many first males to interrupt the Capitol constructing and go inside with dozens of others,” in keeping with a court docket doc.
Kelly, of Cedar Rapids, faces illegal entry and disorderly conduct fees, in keeping with court docket paperwork.
Among the many 10 folks arrested over the weekend was Timothy Hale-Cusanelli, of Colts Neck, New Jersey, a member of the U.S. Military Reserves who works as a Navy contractor with a “secret” safety clearance and entry to weapons, court docket paperwork mentioned.
An informant instructed investigators that Hale-Cusanelli was “an avowed white supremacist and Nazi sympathizer” who posts on-line movies espousing excessive political beliefs.