An actor accused of being in the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol in January and explicitly addressing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on camera identified himself to a crowd on his way out of the restricted building, allowing investigators to track him down and arrest him in Burbank, federal officials said Friday, Aug. 13.
Michael Aaron Carico, 33, was taken into custody by federal agents on Wednesday, Aug. 11, according to a warrant issued for his arrest. He was seen in numerous photos and videos captured during the Jan. 6 riot in Washington D.C. states a criminal complaint filed in July.
Carico was wearing a camo pattern shirt and dark green baseball cap with the word “NAVY” written in black while holding a camera and standing in the Capitol Rotunda in images released by the Department of Justice. He was also seen climbing a media tower installed outside of the building ahead of the Jan. 20 inauguration ceremony.