San Antonio man charged for involvement in US Capitol riot, law enforcement confirms

The man is facing the charges through the justice system in Washington, D.C., officials say

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 file photo, supporters of President Donald Trump gather outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar) (Shafkat Anowar, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

A San Antonio man is charged with unlawfully entering the U.S. Capitol building during the riots.

The San Antonio FBI confirms that arrest, but further details are unavailable at this time.

A law enforcement source said the man, who the FBI has not yet named, has been charged with unlawful entry into the Capitol building during the riot Wednesday, Jan. 6.

An FBI spokesperson said more details could be coming as early as Monday on the case, including the man’s identity.

Another Texas man was arrested Sunday for threats involving the Capitol chaos.

Troy Anthony Smocks, 58, of Dallas, was charged after authorities said he made threats online regarding a second riot at the Capitol.

Smocks was charged by criminal complaint with “knowingly and willfully transmitting threats in interstate commerce.

The San Antonio man, as well as many others already identified and charged, are facing the charges through the justice system in Washington, D.C.

This is a developing story and we’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for NewsChannel 20 in Springfield, Illinois.