Man who carried Accomplice flag to Capitol throughout riot indicted
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Seefried’s son, Hunter Seefried, was additionally indicted. The youthful Seefried faces the identical 5 counts as his father along with three fees associated to destruction of presidency property and violence on Capitol grounds.
The grand jury doc was filed with the U.S. District Courtroom for the District of Columbia on Wednesday and made public on Thursday. The 2 males have been arrested in January after turning themselves in to authorities in Wilmington, Del. Each males are residents of Delaware.
An affidavit signed by FBI Particular Agent Katherine Pattillo filed in reference to the case in January stated that authorities reviewed video footage allegedly exhibiting the Seefrieds getting into the Capitol through a damaged window.
The 2 have been recognized, in accordance with the affidavit, after a co-worker of Hunter Seefried instructed the FBI that Hunter had “bragged about being within the Capitol together with his father on January 6, 2021.”
Pattillo additionally wrote that she reviewed footage posted to Twitter that allegedly reveals Hunter Seefried “punching out glass in a window within the Capitol complicated after folks adjoining to him within the crowd broke it with a wood 2 x 4.”
“Kevin Seefried confirmed to legislation enforcement brokers that Hunter Seefried was requested by a person unknown to the Seefrieds to help with clearing the window as a result of Hunter Seefried was sporting gloves,” Pattillo wrote.
Kevin Seefried, who authorities stated was photographed contained in the U.S. Capitol carrying a Accomplice flag, and his son Hunter Seefried (R) enter a Wilmington workplace constructing after their first courtroom look in Wilmington, Delaware, January 14, 2021.
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Each males participated in separate, voluntary interviews with investigators, Pattillo wrote. Kevin Seefried stated throughout his interview that he had introduced the Accomplice flag from his dwelling in Delaware, the place he had it displayed exterior.
“Defendant Kevin Seefried instructed legislation enforcement that he had traveled together with his household from Delaware to the District of Columbia to listen to President Trump communicate and that he and Hunter Seefried participated in a march from the White Home to the Capitol led by a person with a bull horn,” Pattillo wrote.
The 5 fees that each males face are: obstruction of an official continuing and aiding and abetting; getting into and remaining in a restricted constructing or grounds; disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted constructing or grounds; disorderly conduct in a Capitol constructing; and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol constructing.
As well as, Hunter Seefried additionally faces fees of getting into and remaining in a restricted constructing or grounds with bodily violence in opposition to property; destruction of presidency property; and act of bodily violence within the Capitol grounds or buildings.
An lawyer for Hunter Seefried didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark. An lawyer for Kevin Seefried couldn’t instantly be reached.
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