Accused Drug Trafficker DC Rioter Jailed In Alabama

Columbus’s CBS News affiliate reports:

An east Alabama man who investigators say violated his bond in Lee County, Alabama by traveling to Washington to participate in the violent riot at the U.S. Capitol is in federal custody after agents located him at an Auburn home.

23-year-old William Watson of Auburn is believed to be the bearded man in the tan sweatshirt in an image released by Metropolitan Police Department.

According to an article by the Alabama Political Reporter, on Watson’s Instagram account, he regularly posted conspiracies related to the election and COVID-19. He claimed to have a disability that exempted him from wearing a mask at the Auburn restaurant Offers in one video.

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