January 28 According to foreign media reports, the U.S. Department of Justice said that three members of the right-wing militia Oath Keepers were accused of collusion and illegally broke into the Capitol on January 6.
Depending on the charges, they may face up to 20 years in prison.
The official website of the U.S. Department of Justice wrote: “Jessica Watkins, 38, and Donovan Crowl, 50, from Ohio, and Thomas Caldwell, 65, from Virginia,” As Caldwell) was charged.
According to the news, the above three defendants are all associated with the “Guardian of the Oath”, which the U.S. Department of Justice calls a militarized organization composed of former law enforcement personnel and veterans.
The U.S. Department of Justice pointed out that investigators believe that these people involved in collusion with each other to obstruct official procedures, destroy state property, and illegally enter restricted areas.
It is reported that three people have been arrested.
The department added that according to the charges, the maximum penalty is 20 years’ imprisonment.
On January 6, supporters of former U.S. President Trump stormed the Capitol after the rally, and the parliament was forced to suspend work for several hours.
Five people were killed in the riots. Hundreds of people have been put on file for investigation for their participation in the impact of the Capitol.