The Hill reports:
A defendant in the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. capitol is the first to face a firearms charge under a riot law making it unlawful to carry a firearm while rioting. Guy Wesley Reffitt of Texas was arrested in January after his wife told the FBI that he threatened to shoot their family if they turned him in.
In a superseding indictment on Wednesday, he was issued the additional charge of having a firearm with him at the Capitol. Reffitt was seen in a video posted to YouTube wearing a blue jacket over a black tactical-style vest and a black helmet with a camera attached.
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5 count superseding indict against Guy Wesley Reffitt who brought a rifle and semiautomatic handgun to Washington and recruited members to a right-wing Texas Three Percenters group claiming he had created a new security business to circumvent gun lawshttps://t.co/jS2Njo5nLt
— 🍿Justice is Served (@pleasesaveour) June 18, 2021
The DOJ just charged Guy Wesley Reffitt — a Capitol rioter and member of the Three Percenters — with bringing a semi-automatic handgun to the Capitol on Jan. 6, refuting Republicans’ claims that the pro-Trump rioters were unarmed.https://t.co/SwHw5l0GPl pic.twitter.com/DQMMxJR8Ul
— Caroline Orr Bueno, Ph.D (@RVAwonk) June 18, 2021
#GuyReffitt #GuyWesleyReffitt TX, 48, member of 3Ps, out-of-work oil rigger, bought the Trump lies spread via #Newsmax. Allegedly said he helped lead the charge on the Capitol with a .40-caliber pistol at his side… cont’d https://t.co/kXwjNfzMV8 pic.twitter.com/lHEUdLbalP
— Justice Cat (@JusticeCat6) May 25, 2021