The Daily Beast reports:
Despite the fact that Capitol insurrectionist William Robert Norwood III allegedly stole body armor, lied to the FBI, and “led a pack of rioters through the inner sanctum of Speaker Pelosi’s office space” where he lifted a paper coaster, he has been released pending his trial, according to Department of Justice documents seen by The Daily Beast. He is charged with two felonies: obstruction of an official proceeding and theft of government property.
Norwood, who goes by Robbie, boasted to family members about assaulting a law enforcement officer, according to court documents. “It worked,” he wrote to family members. “I got away with things that others were shot or arrested for.” He went on to brag of his bounty. “I got a nice helmet and body armor off a cop for God’s sake and i disarmed him,” he wrote in messages to friends and family.
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NEW: William “Robbie” Norwood of South Carolina has been released ahead of his trial despite allegedly stealing body armor, lying to the FBI and ransacking Nancy Pelosi’s office.https://t.co/nkuHDNYglm
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) April 18, 2021
South Carolina man charged in Capitol riot bragged he dressed as antifa & fought police.
“I’ll look just like ANTIFA. I’ll get away with anything,” William Robert Norwood III is alleged to have boasted in a text message group chat before the riot: @NBCNewshttps://t.co/Xtbamr9H9z
— Shomari Stone (@shomaristone) March 5, 2021