Formerly Imprisoned Neo-Nazi Pleads Guilty In DC Riot

Washington DC’s ABC News affiliate reports:

A Florida man accused of being at the front of the crowd inside the U.S. Capitol building on January 6 could leave court with time served next week as part of a plea agreement. Michael Curzio, of Summerfield, Florida, was arrested along with five others after refusing Capitol Police orders to leave the building. He was taken into federal custody on January 14 and formally charged the following day with four misdemeanor counts, including violent entry and disorderly conduct in a Capitol building.

Despite facing no felony charges, Curzio has been repeatedly denied bond – in large part due to his criminal history and his affiliation with a violent prison gang. In memoranda opposing his release, the Justice Department said Curzio’s participation in the Capitol riot came just two years after he was released from an eight-year prison sentence in Florida for attempted murder.

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