New Jersey Man Arrested for Allegedly Assaulting Officers and Spraying Them With Chemicals During Capitol RiotEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

A New Jersey man was arrested on April 7 in connection with the Jan. 6 the Capitol incident, with federal prosecutors accusing him of assaulting multiple law enforcement officers, spraying them with a chemical irritant, and stealing their riot shields. Christopher Joseph Quaglin, of New Brunswick, New Jersey, was arrested on Wednesday and is facing charges of assaulting, resisting or impeding officers, civil disorder, and obstruction of an official proceeding, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ). Quaglin, who was charged with a criminal complaint (pdf) and made an initial court appearance on Wednesday, allegedly assaulted several U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) and Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officers during the Jan. 6 Stop the Steal protest. “According to court documents and publicly available video, Quaglin was seen repeatedly assaulting multiple law enforcement officers guarding and protecting the Capitol from rioters,” the DOJ said in a statement. An FBI agent detailed the …Read More

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