U.S. Capitol Police arrested a lady on Wednesday who drove to the company’s headquarters in an SUV containing a number of firearms and stated she wished to talk with officers in regards to the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol assault.
The girl, recognized as Kery Lynn McAttee, 58, advised officers she had pushed down from Michigan and claimed to have details about the occasion.
She had parked in a no-parking zone in entrance of the constructing, which sits lower than half a mile from Capitol Hill, at about 1:40 p.m.
Throughout their dialog, a Capitol police officer observed the butt of a protracted gun behind McAttee’s Chevy Silverado, the company stated. McAttee subsequently confirmed that she had weapons together with her.
Washington, D.C., has strict gun legal guidelines that usually prohibit firearm possession besides in sure circumstances the place the weapon is registered domestically.
The company stated in an announcement that “at the moment” there isn’t any proof McAttee “was coming right here to do something, besides converse with our officers.” However the company declined to offer additional particulars about what info she might have had, citing an open investigation.
Officers recovered ammunition from the SUV together with an unloaded Remington .22 rifle, an unloaded Connecticut Valley Arms .50 muzzle loader, a loaded Mossberg .410 shotgun and a Gamo pellet gun.
McAttee was arrested and charged with counts together with illegal possession of a weapon, possession of unregistered ammunition, illegal possession or transportation of a semiautomatic rifle and illegal possession of a firearm misdemeanor.
A decide launched her after a quick courtroom look on Thursday, throughout which she pleaded not responsible, in keeping with The Washington Publish. Her 33-year-old son advised the paper that his mom suffered from psychological sickness.