New Mexico (SunstarTV Bureau): A New Mexico county commissioner has been charged for taking part in Capitol unrest on January 6, the US Attorney’s office for the district in Columbia informed.
According to Attorney’s official in a Sunday release stated, “Couy Griffin, of New Mexico, was arrested today in Washington, D.C, and charged by criminal complaint with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful entry.”
Reportedly, on January 6 US Capitol chaos, Griffin was present there and posted videos on Facebook saying intended to return to Washington on the day of US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration to “plant our flag” on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s desk.
Informed by US Attorney’s Officials, the culprit is the founder of an organization called ‘Cowboys for Trump.’
Griffin’s case is being investigated by the FBI’s Washington Field Office together with the US Capitol Police Department.