“I did storm the Capitol,” Chapman embellished on the dating site under the alias Robert Erick, according to court filings on Thursday. “I made it all the way into the Statuary Hall!” However, his potential match wasn't thrilled by the conversation starter. “We are not a match,” they replied and contacted authorities.
Officials say Johnny Harris, 45, admitted to entering the Capitol building with a megaphone and flag during a discussion with federal agents on Jan. 19. He also stated that he recorded videos of his actions with two devices, a GoPro and his cell phone. A special agent interviewed two witnesses who identified Harris.
George Pierre Tanios, 39, of West Virginia, and Julian Elie Khater, 32, of Pennsylvania are accused of spraying a Sicknick and other police officers during the violent attack. Khater called what was in the cannister "bear sh*t," according to court records, but the Justice Department on Monday said the spray is unknown.
David Schoen, a seasoned civil and criminal lawyer, took the argument further by insinuating there could be another civil war if Trump is convicted."This trial will tear this country apart, perhaps like we have only seen once before in our history," Schoen said.
Virginia Marie Spencer, also known as Jenny Spencer, turned herself into authorities before her court appearance in Durham, N.C. on Monday, according to the FBI. She was interviewed by the FBI on Jan. 19 after the arrest warrant for her husband, Christopher Raphael Spencer, was issued on Jan. 18.
Stephen Maury Baker was taken into custody and had his initial court appearance on Monday, according to the FBI. Baker becomes the third man from the Carolinas charged in connection to the riots. Christopher Raphael Spencer of Pilot Mountain, N.C. was taken into custody without incident by special agents two weeks ago.