Feds officers were assaulting with a dangerous weapon and thus breaking into the U.S. Capitol during the January 6 insurrection. The prosecutors charged a Midwest state man with the crime.
Feds and Justin Jersey
Facing six charges is Justin Jersey who is 31 is from Michigan. These charges include assault, civil disorder, breaking into a restricted building. Plus disorderly and disruptive conduct, violent entry, and engaging in physical violence. This is according to a petition filed in federal court in Detroit.
Case is Not Unsealing
Not unsealed in another state is the criminal case where there are full details. Also, in another two states where at least the 13th person from Michigan is charging in connection with the siege. This involved hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump which was motivating by unfounded claims of voter fraud. There is a large concentration of defendants from Michigan. There are four from a local county.
According to a database created by the Program on Extremism from another university, there are more than 676 people which have been charging with crimes.
In fact, there are some Michigan cases that have involved allegations of violent behavior.
Michael Joseph Foy said federal prosecutors of a local city struck law enforcement approximately 10 times with a hockey stick. It had carried a Trump flag earlier in the day.
Later, Foy did rally others to climb through broken windows in the U.S. Capitol. This is what prosecutors said. A YouTub video and police body camera footage were cited.
January 6th Insurrection
Mob supporters of President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021, attacked the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. In fact, they sought to overturn his defeat in the 2020 presidential election. It disrupted the joint session of Congress which assembled to count electoral votes. They would formalize President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. There was a Capitol Complex lockdown and lawmakers and the staff were evacuating. Meanwhile, the rioters did assault law enforcement officers. Also vandalized property and then occupied the building for many hours.