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Marine Corps officer arrested for assault in Jan. 6 riot

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

An active duty Marine Corps officer seen on camera scuffling with a police officer and helping other members of the pro-Trump mob force their way into the Capitol on Jan. 6 has been charged in the riot, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Maj. Christopher Warnagiris, 40, of Woodbridge, Virginia, is the first active duty service member to be charged in the insurrection, the Department of Justice said. Warnagiris, who has been stationed at Marine Corps Base Quantico since last summer, was arrested Thursday in Virginia, prosecutors said.
He faces charges including assaulting, resisting or...
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First known active-duty military member is charged in Jan. 6 insurrection

First known active-duty military member is charged in Jan. 6 insurrection

1 month ago   |   By Politico

An active-duty Marine has been charged with assaulting a U.S. Capitol Police officer in the Jan. 6 insurrection, the Department of Justice announced on Thursday.
Maj. Christopher Warnagiris of the U.S. Marine Corps, 40, was arrested in Virginia on Thursday after being charged with a number of federal crimes, including “assaulting, resisting or impeding certain officers” and obstructing law enforcement, according to charging documents. He's the first known active-duty military member to have been charged with a crime in connection with the insurrection.
Warnagiris is accused of “violently...
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Active Duty Marine Corps Officer Arrested For Allegedly Breaching The Capitol On Jan. 6

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The Justice Department said the officer "violently entered the Capitol on Jan. 6."
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