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FBI charges Rhode Island man in connection with U.S. Capitol riots, the 11th charged by FBI Boston

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

A 35-year-old Rhode Island man has been charged by the FBI for allegedly assaulting multiple law enforcement officers using a dangerous weapon, engaging in violence, civil order and disorderly conduct at the U.S. Capitol riots.
Timothy Desjardins, of Providence, R.I., on Tuesday became the first Rhode Islander to be charged by the FBI in connection with the U.S. Capitol riots.
The FBI Boston Division has now charged 11 people in connection with the deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 when a mob urged on by President Trump stormed the Capitol.
Desjardins is accused of the following...
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