Capitol riot update: Man in northwest Houston becomes 8th person arrested by Houston FBI

8th Houston-area suspect charged in connection to U.S. Capitol Riots
8th Houston-area suspect charged in connection to U.S. Capitol Riots

HOUSTON – An eighth person has been arrested by the Houston area FBI in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, the agency announced Tuesday.

Darrell Youngers was arrested in northwest Houston. He is charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

If convicted, he could face one-year maximum term of imprisonment, one-year maximum term of supervised release, a maximum fine of $100,000.

Some of the other people in the riot are Shane Jenkins, Joshua Lollar, Wilmar Montano Alvarado, and former Houston police officer Ted Pham.

Other defendants charged in federal court can be found here.

In its news release about Youngers, the FBI said that it 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 at https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/capitol-violence/.

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.


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