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Man with a Milton-area address charged with Jan. 6 Capitol riot crimes



EDITOR’S NOTE: An earlier model of this story incorrectly recognized the city that Nicholas Lattanzi is from. He’s from Millsboro.

A second particular person has been arrested in Delaware this week on federal fees related to the insurrectionist riots on the U.S. Capitol final 12 months.

Court docket data state that Jeffrey Schaefer was arrested Thursday on 4 fees associated to trespassing within the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Court docket paperwork additionally state that Schaefer is related to an handle outdoors of Milton. He’s the fifth particular person with ties to Delaware charged in reference to riots on the U.S. Capitol.

An affidavit signed by a Baltimore-based FBI agent states that nameless tipsters first pointed to Schaefer as a kind of who flooded into the U.S. Capitol that day.

Editor’s Observe: Learn the agent’s affidavit on the finish of this story. 

One tipster supplied Fb posts of pictures depicting the within of the U.S. Capitol throughout the riots that have been posted by an account that investigators tied to Schaefer, in accordance with court docket paperwork.

Facebook posts federal prosecutors said depict the inside of the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riots and were posted by an account associated with Jeffrey Schaefer.

Investigators additionally executed a search warrant on the Fb account and located pictures of Schaefer carrying a inexperienced, Realtree-branded hat. The agent wrote that the hat matches the one worn by a person they imagine to be Schaefer and depicted on surveillance footage contained in the U.S. Capitol.

The agent wrote that Schaefer entered the constructing via a smashed window and remained inside for 28 minutes.

Investigators additionally subpoenaed location information for a cellphone quantity related to Schaefer, which the agent stated evidenced his proximity to the constructing throughout the time he’s accused of trespassing. 

Jeffrey Schaefer depicted in a Facebook photo gathered by federal investigators.

No legal professional was listed for Schaefer in court docket data as of Friday. His fees carry potential jail time. 

He’s the second Delawarean this week to be charged with trespassing within the U.S. Capitol. Federal authorities arrested Nicholas Lattanzi, of Millsboro, on Tuesday on the identical fees. 

RECENT: Millsboro man becomes fourth Delawarean charged in Jan. 6 storming of U.S. Capitol

They be part of three different Delawareans ready for the decision of their fees related to the Jan. 6 rebellion.

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