Glenn Croy is fifth Coloradan arrested in connection with U.S. Capitol riot

Federal authorities arrested another Coloradan on Wednesday for entering the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 during riots that disrupted the certification of the 2020 presidential election.

Glenn Wes Lee Croy was arrested in Colorado Springs on suspicion of unlawful entry on restricted buildings and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

The FBI identified Croy as one of the hundreds who stormed the Capitol after Croy told someone on Facebook that he was in the Capitol and sent that person a photo of himself posing next to a statue of President Abraham Lincoln inside the building, according to Croy’s arrest affidavit. That person then sent the information to the FBI.

Croy also sent the person video from inside the Capitol. The person told agents that Croy had a Twitter account to which posts were made about traveling to Washington, D.C., and FBI agents were also able to access records that showed Croy’s phone was in the Capitol on the day of the riot.

Croy is expected to appear in court Tuesday afternoon in the U.S. District Court District of Colorado.

He is the fifth Coloradan arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol. A former Olympic swimmer of Colorado Springs, a Littleton hunting guide and a Teller County militia member have also been arrested for joining the riot. A fifth man faces charges for threatening to kill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi but arrived in Washington too late to participate in the riot.

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