Capitol Police officer indicted on obstruction charges in connection Jan. 6 Capitol riot
Officer Michael A. Riley allegedly told a contact online to remove posts showing the person was in Capitol building
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A U.S. Capitol Police officer was arrested Friday on an indictment for obstruction charges in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol breach.
Riley is scheduled to make a court appearance in Washington, D.C., on Friday afternoon in connection with the indictment.
Prosecutors allege Riley on the day of the riot sent a private message on Facebook to a person who had posted selfies and videos about being inside of the U.S. Capitol building and with whom Riley had been in Facebook groups, CNN also reports.
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