FBI arrests Wasilla man on Capitol riot charges

ANCHORAGE (AP) – A Wasilla construction worker faces federal charges in the January breach of the U.S. Capitol.

Aaron James Mileur, 41, was arrested March 16 by the FBI on charges of knowingly entering a restricted building without lawful authority, violent entry and disorderly conduct on U.S. Capitol grounds. The charges stemming from the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol are misdemeanors.

The case had been sealed until his arrest. He made an initial appearance March 16 in U.S. District Court in Anchorage, where federal prosecutors did not ask that Mileur be held in jail. Instead, they pushed for hi...


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