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Houston police officer who stormed the Capitol placed on leave amid federal investigation

Houston police officer who stormed the Capitol placed on leave amid federal investigation

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Houston police officer who stormed the Capitol placed on leave amid federal investigation

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said he is 'highly confident' the unidentified officer will face federal charges on Wednesday.

's victory, caused five deaths and dozens of injuries. A group of rioters breached the complex, taking photos and recording videos from inside the building's rotunda and corridors.Supporters of President Donald Trump walk around in the Rotunda after breaching the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on January 6, 2021.

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SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images"This individual...penetrated the Capitol," said Acevedo. As the FBI's investigation persists, he told reporters at Wednesday's press conference that the officer will likely face federal charges."There's a high probability this individual will be charged with federal charges, and rightfully so," he continued."And I'd be surprised if they show up Friday to my hearing."

"Let me let me just say this. There is no excuse for criminal activity, especially rom a police officer," the chief added."I can't tell you the anger I feel at the thought of a police officer, and other police officers, thinking they get to go storm the Capitol." headtopics.com

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