KZRG NewsLatest NewsLocal InterestsNews Joplin MOTrending

Centralia man arrested for actions breaching US Capitol.

A man from Centralia, Missouri is under arrest, accused of breaching the U.S. Capitol during the January 6th riot.

Jerod Thomas Bargar was arrested Wednesday in Osage Beach, on felony and misdemeanor counts for his actions during the breach of the Capitol.

The 36-year-old is accused of multiple felonies including unlawful possession of a firearm during the disruption of a joint session of the U.S. Congress convened to count the electoral votes related to the presidential election.

The justice department says in the 18 months since Jan. 6, 2021, more than 850 people have been arrested in nearly all 50 states for crimes related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol, including more than 260 people charged with assaulting or impeding law enforcement. 

Show More
Back to top button