Riot Suspect Nabbed After Boasting To Uber Driver

The Insider reports:

A California man was arrested on Capitol riot charges earlier this month after the Uber driver who drove him away from the January 6 attack tipped off the FBI, according to new court documents unsealed this week.

Jerry Daniel Braun faces three charges related to his role in the insurrection, including entering and remaining in a restricted building, violent entry or disorderly conduct, and obstruction during civil disorder.

Prosecutors say a Washington, DC-area Uber driver reached out to the FBI in January 2021 to share information about an apparent rioter. The driver told investigators that a passenger acknowledged tearing down a barricade at the US Capitol immediately following the siege on January 6, 2021.

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