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 mentioned she wished to talk with officers in regards to the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol assault.
The lady, recognized as Kery Lynn McAttee, 58, instructed 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.
During their dialog, a Capitol police officer seen the butt of a protracted gun at the back of McAttee’s Chevy Silverado, the company mentioned. McAttee subsequently confirmed that she had weapons together with her.
Washington, D.C., has strict gun legal guidelines that typically prohibit firearm possession besides in sure circumstances the place the weapon is registered domestically.
The company mentioned in an announcement that “at this time” there isn’t any proof McAttee “was coming here to do anything, except speak with our officers.” But 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 choose launched her after a quick court docket look on Thursday, throughout which she pleaded not responsible, in line with The Washington Post. Her 33-year-old son instructed the paper that his mom suffered from psychological sickness.