Texas resident Garret Miller, who posted a picture of himself participating in the January riot at the U.S. Capitol on social media, was apprehended by authorities on Friday.

According to an affidavit from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Miller published a 14- second-long video taken inside the Capitol Rotunda that revealed rioters waving flags.

Miller likewise posted a selfie of himself inside the Rotunda to his Facebook page.
” After MILLER published the selfie above revealing him inside the U.S. Capitol structure, an individual on Facebook commented, ‘brother you got in?! Great!,’ to which MILLER replied, ‘just wanted to incriminate myself a little lol,'” the affidavit read.

” Nah, we stormed it,” Miller responded.
Texas resident Garret Miller, who posted a photo of himself inside the Capitol rotunda throughout the January riot, was detained Friday by federal authorities.
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Miller telegraphed his look at the Capitol in the days prior to the riot. Agents were likewise able to confirm Miller’s address, connecting it to Miller’s ownership of a vehicle parked in the driveway.

Miller faces charges of intentionally going into or remaining in any restricted buildings or grounds without legal authority, violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol premises, blocking or hindering any official case and specific acts during civil disorder.

In a declaration published Friday by the Dallas News, Miller’s lawyer Clint Broden stated that Miller “takes responsibility for his actions” at the Capitol and “desires to move forward and put this behind him.

More than 100 people have actually been jailed in connection with the riot while investigations into the identities of other individuals observed at the riot stay ongoing.


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