Katy man arrested in connection with violence during US Capitol riot, FBI says

HOUSTON – The FBI arrested a Katy man Tuesday morning in connection to violence during the U.S. Capitol riot in January, federal authorities said.

Adam Weibling was taken into custody without incident, the FBI Houston Division said.

He is the seventh Houston-area resident arrested by FBI Houston after the Jan. 6 riot, the FBI said.

Weibling is now out on $50,000 bond.

FILE - In this Jan. 6. 2021, file photo, people storm the Capitol in Washington. A blistering internal report by the U.S. Capitol Police describes a multitude of missteps that left the force unprepared for the Jan. 6 insurrection riot shields that shattered upon impact, expired weapons that couldnt be used, inadequate training and an intelligence division that had few set standards. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

The FBI continues to seek information about people involved in the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. You can view photos of some of the wanted individuals here. Anyone with information about the identity and location of these individuals should call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324) or submit a tip at tips.fbi.gov.

Other defendants charged in federal court can be found here.


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