Iowa man arrested on charges related to US Capitol riot

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This photo provided by Polk County (Iowa) Jail shows Douglas Jensen. Authorities have arrested Jensen from Des Moines, Iowa, who allegedly took part in the riot at the U.S. Capitol building by supporters of President Donald Trump. Police Sgt. Paul Parizek said Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, that officers assisted the FBI in arresting Jensen on Friday night at his home. (Polk County (Iowa) Jail via AP)

DES MOINES, Iowa (KCAU) — Authorities have arrested a man from Des Moines on charges related to the riot that took place at the U.S. Capitol building.

Officials with the FBI Omaha Field Office said Saturday that officers arrested Douglas Jensen, of Des Moines, and he is being held at the Polk County Jail.

According to officials, Jensen is being charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, disrupting the orderly conduct of government business, violent entry and disorderly conduct in a Capitol building, parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building, and obstructing a law enforcement officer during a civil disorder.

These charges stem from the Capitol builing protest on January 6.


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