Missouri man dressed in colonial costume charged in Jan. 6 Capitol Riot – WKRN News 2

by: Emilee Kuschel, Nexstar Media Wire

Posted: Aug 7, 2021 / 03:43 PM CDT / Up So far…….


by: Emilee Kuschel, Nexstar Media Wire

Posted: Aug 7, 2021 / 03:43 PM CDTUp So far: Aug 7, 2021 / 03:43 PM CDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KOLR) – A Missouri locksmith was charged Wednesday for his alleged position Inside the lethal Jan. 6 riot in Washington D.C.

Isaac Samuel Yoder, proprietor of “Yoder Lock and Key” in Nevada, Mo. was featured in a quantity of pictures Contained in the Capitol constructing sporting a George Washington costume.

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Based mostly on federal officers, Yoder was recognized by way of a tip to the FBI Nationwide Menace Operations Center that said, “I used to be made conscious that A Particular person who works at Yoder locksmith in Nevada, Missouri was involved Inside the storming of the Capitol on Jan Sixth. I am not sure of the gentleman’s first identify however know the day of the event he was Contained in the Capitol and was dressed as George Washington.”

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 6: A protester dressed as George Washington debates with a Capitol Police earlier than being pushed out. Supporters of US President Donald Trump protested Contained in the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. – Demonstrators breeched safety and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification. (Photograph by Brent Stirton/Getty Pictures)

Brokers then in contrast his driver’s license photo to the photo of the costume-clad man Inside the Capitol on Jan. 6.

The footage matched, and Yoder was contacted by FBI agents to conduct an interview.

Yoder agreed to an interview with FBI agents On the Joplin Resident Agency in Joplin, Mo.

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Through the interview, Yoder defined that he had entered the Capitol constructing by way of a west-dealing with door after seeing damaged glass and barricades.

He said the state of affairs Appeared to be “considerably beneath administration” By The objective he entered the constructing and that Many people have been standing round taking footage and movies.

Yoder said he exited The identical method he entered.

He said he later found that his brothers, who had attended the Trump rally with him, had been uncovered to tear gasoline, and one was hit by rubber bullets.

He launched the costume and his telephone to the interview, and agents have been In a place To Search out out that it was The identical one worn all by way of the riot.

Yoder has been charged with knowingly getting Proper into a restricted constructing and Attempting to disrupt authorities enterprise with disorderly conduct or parading, demonstrating, or picketing inside a Capitol constructing.

Yoder was arrested on Aug. 4 in Springfield, Mo.