(ReliableNews.org) – Federal authorities have arrested and charged hundreds of protesters involved in the January 6 incident. Many of those people were identified by tips from the public. The FBI has been posting grainy photos online for months.
The #FBI is still seeking information to help identify individuals who actively instigated violence on January 6 in Washington, D.C. Visit https://t.co/6MvdUgOmSc to see images from current cases, and if you see someone you recognize, submit a tip at https://t.co/iL7sD5efWD. pic.twitter.com/gmc05rxDkE
— FBI (@FBI) February 16, 2021
Recently, authorities had to drop the charges against one man after learning they’d been duped.
On January 20, federal authorities arrested Chris Kelly for allegedly entering the Capitol building during the incident earlier that month. Prosecutors charged him with aiding and abetting, obstruction of an official proceeding, violent entry, unlawful entry to a restricted building or grounds and disorderly conduct. However, on June 1 all of the charges were dropped after prosecutors learned Kelly never entered the building. An informant told the FBI that he entered the building, but authorities were never able to prove it.
The latest news leaves one to wonder how many others are facing charges because someone lied about them or was incorrect? Is this another Democratic witch hunt, but one being carried out against former President Donald Trump’s supporters?
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