Pennsylvania Man Indicted for Assault on Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach | USAO-DC | Department of Justice

A Pennsylvania man was indicted yesterday for crimes related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, which disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress that was in the process of ascertaining and counting the electoral votes related to the presidential election.

Ryan Samsel, 37, of Levittown, was indicted on Aug. 25 on federal offenses that include assaulting, resisting or impeding certain officers; engaging in physical violence in a restricted building or grounds; carrying out an act of physical violence in the Capitol grounds; and obstruction of an official proceeding. Samsel has remained in custody since his arrest on Jan. 30 pursuant to a criminal complaint. An arraignment date on the indictment has not yet been set in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

 

Source: Pennsylvania Man Indicted for Assault on Law Enforcement During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach | USAO-DC | Department of Justice

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