• FBI director says 100 arrests to date from Capitol riots

    8 days ago - By Politico

    FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Thursday that more than 100 arrests had been made in connection to the Jan. 6 takeover of the U.S. Capitol by a Trump-supporting mob.
    Wray also said that law enforcement was aware of and monitoring “an extensive amount of concerning online chatter” ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration next week, but added that authorities were having to sift through “what's aspirational versus what's intentional.”
    “We're looking at individuals who may have an eye toward repeating that kind of violence we saw last week,” he said.
    Wray's comments came at a...
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  • FBI Boston makes first arrest tied to U.S. Capitol riots

    FBI Boston makes first arrest tied to U.S. Capitol riots

    8 days ago - By Boston Herald

    A New Hampshire man accused of storming the U.S. Capitol last week is the first local person tied to the pro-Trump mob who has been arrested by FBI Boston Division agents.
    FBI agents on Wednesday arrested Thomas Gallagher, 61, of Bridgewater, N.H., after the U.S. Court for the District of Columbia had issued an arrest warrant.
    Gallagher was taken into custody without incident in New Hampshire, and charged with: knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority; or knowingly, with intent to impede government business or official functions...
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