Un uomo dell'Illinois accusato di una rivolta del Campidoglio dopo che il video di TikTok lo mostra presumibilmente mentre combatte la Guardia Nazionale

Un uomo dell'Illinois accusato di una rivolta del Campidoglio dopo che il video di TikTok lo mostra presumibilmente mentre combatte la Guardia Nazionale

Un Illinois man was arrested Tuesday after Tic toc video allegedly showed him fighting against guardia Nazionale members attempting to hold the line with riot shields outside the U.S. Capitol a gennaio. 6.

Mathew Capsel, who allegedly uses the nameMateo Q Capsel” in linea, was arrested in the Southern District of Illinois, il Dipartimento di Giustizia (DOJ) disse, and is facing several charges in connection to the U.S. Rivolta del Campidoglio, including entering or remaining in a restricted area and resisting law enforcement.

Il criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia cites a video posted on TikTok earlier that day by @mateoqcapsel, an account which is believed to be used by Capsel, showing his physical appearance and attire during the Capitol riot.

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Capsel has distinctive tattoos on his face and neck and is wearing a red, white and blue hat with a design on the front. His black shirt bears a recognizable design, and he is wearing a brown necklace.

In a video recorded by a witness with the timestamp 6:23 p.m. il gen. 6, Capsel, identifiable by the tattoos on his face and neck, and wearing the same hat, shirt and necklace, is seen allegedlycharging against a lined group of National Guardsman, running into their protective shields,” according to the statement of facts written by an unidentified FBI special agent assigned to the national security squad.

Capsel is allegedly seen clashing with National Guard troops holding the line with riot shields outside the U.S. Campidoglio. (Dipartimento di Giustizia)

Capsel is allegedly seen clashing with National Guard troops holding the line with riot shields outside the U.S. Campidoglio. (Dipartimento di Giustizia)

egli è “seen fighting against National Guardsmen until he is pepper-sprayed,” the agent wrote. The complaint included screenshots showing the moments described. The witness who shot the video posted it to TikTok. It was reposted to the account @mateoqcapsel.

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The FBI said it received a number of tips providing videos and screenshots of Capsel and his activities relating to the events on Jan. 6. Three witnesses are cited in the criminal complaint.

Video from earlier in the day allegedly showed Capsel wearing the same outfit. (Dipartimento di Giustizia)

Video from earlier in the day allegedly showed Capsel wearing the same outfit. (Dipartimento di Giustizia)

A gennaio. 8, the FBI received a tip from the first witness who submitted screenshots of a Facebook page with the nameMateo Q Capseland a video posted by the Facebook account. Il testimone, who claimed to be Capsel’s former neighbor and said Capsel wasknown to be violent,” reported that they had seen multiple videos of Capselon the frontline of the riot and breach.

A gennaio. 13, the FBI received a tip from a second witness, who claimed to be friends with Capsel on social media. That person submitted screenshots of Facebook posts byMateo Q Capseland stated the footage showed Capselwas at Capitol building when the protesters and rioters got on the building before entering.

The third witness cited in the complaintwas a witness to the events in the video,” ha detto l'FBI.

An unidentified family member told the Chicago Sun-Times that Capsel, from Marseilles, a city in LaSalle County, was arrested after he got off work in Kentucky, and he was then taken to southern Illinois.

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