FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The man diagnosed because the rioter photographed sitting in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attach of enterprise chair all the draw thru final week’s Capitol insurrection made his initial federal court look Tuesday.
Richard Barnett, 60, of Gravette, Arkansas, looked ahead of U.S. Magistrate Come to a possibility Erin Wiedemann in Fayetteville, Arkansas, to listen to the costs against him. Amongst them is a fee that he unlawfully entered a restricted subject with a lethal weapon — in this case, a stun gun.
Barnett also is charged with disorderly conduct and theft of public property. If convicted on all fees, together with the contemporary lethal weapon depend, he can be sentenced to more than 11 years in federal detention center.
Barnett’s conceded the validity of the arrant against him, said his authorized skilled, Anthony Siano of White Plains, Unusual York. Siano supplied no further commentary.
Barnett will live in federal custody on the Washington County Detention Middle in Fayetteville pending a Friday digital detention listening to, at which length a fetch will resolve whether to grant him bond.
Barnett surrendered himself voluntarily Friday to FBI agents on the Benton County Sheriff’s Residing of job in Bentonville, Arkansas, and has remained within the Washington County jail since then.
Authorities speak Barnett became among supporters of Trump who stormed the Capitol on Wednesday. 5 folks died as a consequence of of the disclose and violence, together with a Capitol police officer.
Authorities said in court paperwork that they were in a attach to title Barnett in share thru photography taken by news media when he became all the draw thru the building. Authorities also traditional video surveillance from all the draw thru the Capitol and a video interview Barnett gave to a Unusual York Times reporter in which he said, “I didn’t fetch (an envelope). … I place apart a quarter on her desk, even supposing she ain’t (expletive) price it.”
Barnett is from Gravette in northwest Arkansas. He has diagnosed himself on social media as a Trump supporter and gun rights advocate.