A silly local rumor contends that Kansas City metro suspects caught up in the Capitol riot hot mess are getting a wrist slap. Obviously that's wishful thinking from MAGA loyalists given that even the most strident right-wing pundits have disavowed the riot and alleged violence against law enforcement.
This update disputes that notion and offers more deets on a federal case that's exceptionally serious.
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Accused insurrectionist leader William Chrestman, of Olathe, will be transferred to Washington, D.C., where he will remain in custody before his trial on charges in connection with the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
A judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued the ruling Tuesday, which overturns an order for Chrestman’s pretrial release issued by a federal judge in Kansas last week.
Chrestman, 47, was arrested Feb. 11 and charged with conspiracy, civil disorder, obstruction of an official proceeding, threatening to assault a federal law enforcement officer, knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.
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