Six months after the insurrection at the Capitol Building on January 6, 2021, arrested and indictments are still being handed down. On Thursday, the FBI released a report regarding five more insurrectionists were hauled in, this time for attacking Capitol Police officers.
Five Indicted for Assault on Law Enforcement During January Sixth Capitol Breach: Four Florida residents were arrested for crimes related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, which disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress. https://t.co/zaoWiQJRFr
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A statement released by the FBI listed five Florida residents who range in age from 21 to 37 years old and said that the group had been violent with police officers during the riot, beating them with flag poles and injuring some. Four of those indicted have been arrested while one is still on the loose.
‘Olivia Michele Pollock, 30; Joshua Christopher Doolin, 22; and Joseph Daniel Hutchinson III, 25, all of Lakeland; as well as Michael Steven Perkins, 37, of Plant City, are charged with federal offenses that include assault on law enforcement, violent entry and disorderly conduct and theft of government property, among other charges. Jonathan Daniel Pollock, 21, of Lakeland, remains at large. Olivia Pollock, Doolin and Perkins made their initial court appearance in the Middle District of Florida on June 30. Hutchison made his initial court appearance in the Middle District of Georgia the same day.’
My patience for those who don't understand how dangerous this man and his insurgency are has worn thin. If a violent attack on the Capitol that led to several deaths and 150+ injuries isn't enough to wake you up, that doesn't mean what happens next won't. https://t.co/JlnJqQfP4U
— Seth Abramson (@SethAbramson) July 8, 2021
The group, all of whom were known to one another prior to the insurrection, committed violent acts together and separately, working their way around to different parts of the building. At one point, two of them stole a riot shield from an officer and brandished it as a weapon.
‘According to court documents, Jonathan and Olivia Pollock, Hutchinson, Doolin and Perkins were on the west side of the Capitol on Jan. 6. At approximately 1:56 p.m., Jonathan Pollock and his younger brother, charged toward a line of police officers while brandishing flagpoles.’
Five people from Florida have been indicted for assaulting law enforcement officers during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, according to court documents unsealed this week. Jonathan Pollock, Joseph Hutchinson III, Joshua Doolin, Michael Perkins and Olivia Pollock https://t.co/4WAT8qPPfu
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At another point, four were inside the building carrying spray chemicals and zip ties, presumably to attack and subdue either officers or members of Congress. The five indicted on Thursday join 465 others who have been indicted and arrested on charges stemming from that day.
‘By 2:55 p.m., Jonathan and Olivia Pollock, Doolin, and Perkins were standing on the ledge of the upper west terrace. Doolin had zip-tie handcuffs tucked in his belt and a riot-control chemical canister slung over his shoulder. Jonathan Pollock yelled, “Let’s go,” then climbed to the front of the bleachers, grabbed an officer by the shoulders and attempted to pull him over the railings.’
Federal investigators seized an unusual piece of evidence from a Pennsylvania man indicted last month for his role in the Capitol riot—a Lego replica of the building he allegedly stormed https://t.co/AmVEzt6Gt6
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) July 8, 2021
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