• Retired firefighter arrested over Capitol attack

    4 days ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - A retired Pennsylvania firefighter has been arrested on suspicion of throwing a fire extinguisher that hit three police officers during the siege at the U.S. Capitol.
    Former Chester firefighter Robert Sanford was arrested Thursday on charges including assault of a police officer and unlawfully entering the Capitol.
    The charges against Sanford are not related to the widely publicized attack on an officer who was hit with a fire extinguisher and died.
    Sanford is appearing in federal court in Pennsylvania, but the case will be prosecuted in Washington.
    Sanford couldn't be reached...
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  • Ex-firefighter charged with throwing fire extinguisher at Capitol Police officers

    4 days ago - By Chicago Tribune

    A retired Pennsylvania firefighter was arrested Thursday on federal charges that he threw a fire extinguisher that hit three Capitol Police officers during the violent siege on the Capitol last week.
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  • Retired firefighter from Chester, Pa. accused of throwing fire extinguisher at police officers during Capitol riot

    4 days ago - By ABC

    He was arrested after a friend of his contacted the FBI in Pennsylvania and said they recognized Sanford from photos put out by the FBI.
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  • Retired firefighter accused of throwing fire extinguisher at Capitol police officers arrested

    4 days ago - By ABC

    A retired firefighter from Pennsylvania has been arrested, accused of being the man seen on video throwing a fire extinguisher that hit three police officers at the Capitol.
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  • Retired Pennsylvania firefighter in Lehigh County Jail on charges he threw fire extinguisher at police in Capitol riot

    4 days ago - By The Morning Call

    Retired Pennsylvania firefighter Robert Sanford has been arrested on suspicion of throwing a fire extinguisher that hit three police officers during the siege at the U.S. Capitol. Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin said Sanford is in Lehigh County Jail on federal charges.
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  • Feds arrest retired Pennsylvania firefighter accused of throwing fire extinguisher that hit three police officers at Capitol riot

    4 days ago - By NY Daily News

    Robert Sanford of Chester, Pa. faces felony charges, including assaulting a police officer, after tossing the heavy canister at the officers during the deadly Jan. 6 riot, video footage of the incident shows.
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  • Retired firefighter from Chester, Pa. accused of throwing fire extinguisher at police officers during Capitol riot, U.S. official tells ABC News

    5 days ago - By ABC

    A retired firefighter from Chester, Pennsylvania is accused of being the man seen on video throwing a fire extinguisher that hit three police officers at the Capitol during the riot in Washington, D.C. last week, a U.S. official confirmed to ABC News.
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  • Two off-duty Virginia cops, after posing for photos during riot, busted for roles in U.S. Capitol insurrection, retired PA firefighter also arrested

    5 days ago - By NY Daily News

    A retired Pennsylvania firefighter was also arrested Thursday for throwing a fire extinguisher at three Capitol Police officers in an attack unrelated to the death of Officer Brian Sicknick, killed after taking an extinguisher to the head, authorities said.
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