Alleged Boogaloo Boy Arrested In Capitol Riot After FBI Tipped He Changed His Facebook Name To “Stephanie”

The Detroit Free Press reports:

A U.S. Army veteran from Macomb County who wore clothing associated with the extremist “Boogaloo” movement was arrested Wednesday and charged with breaking into the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection. Steven Thurlow, 50, a gunsmith from St. Clair Shores, is the 10th person from Michigan charged during a broader crackdown on the Jan. 6 insurrection that has led to more than 500 people being charged nationwide.

Investigators received tips leading to Thurlow, who previously worked as a cement finisher and filed for bankruptcy in 2014. One tipster warned investigators that Thurlow was a veteran who had become a conspiracy theorist. FBI agents received the first tip Feb. 18 when an acquaintance said Thurlow had posted photos on Facebook showing him inside the Capitol on Jan. 6, according to an affidavit filed in federal court.

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