Alabama man arrested in Alaska on Capitol riot charges
October 21, 2021
ANCHORAGE (AP) — An Alabama man accused of using pepper spray and throwing a metal rod at law enforcement officers protecting the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection has been arrested in Alaska, according to court documents filed in federal court.
The FBI took Christian Manley into custody last Friday in Anchorage. During an arraignment Tuesday, a judge set a detention hearing for Thursday afternoon.
Authorities did not disclose why Manley was in Alaska.
He faces several charges, including assaulting or resisting officers using a dangerous weapon, and engaging in physical violence...