Michigan female detained with crammed weapon near Capitol hadJan 6 in mind

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Michigan woman arrested with loaded gun near Capitol had Jan. 6 in mind

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Capitol Police Officers base on the East Plaza of the Capitol Campus as the dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is lit up by the increasing sun on Capitol Hill on Thursday,Jan 6, 2022 in Washington, DC.

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U.S. Capitol Police stated Thursday they detained a Michigan female on numerous weapon charges after she drove to Washington and informed officers she wished to speak about theJan 6 Capitol riot.

The female, Kery Lynn McAttee, 58, had a crammed shotgun and an unloaded.22 quality rifle in her 2001 Chevrolet Silverado when she parked it in the “No Parking” zone in front of Capitol Police head office on Wednesday afternoon, cops stated. The head office is a bit more than a half-mile from the U.S. Capitol.

“McAttee told our officers she drove here from Michigan and wanted to talk about information she had about Jan. 6, 2021,” cops stated.

“During that conversation, one of our agents spotted a gun case and the butt of a long gun in the Silverado,” cops stated. “McAttee confirmed there were firearms in her vehicle.”

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Police stated they recuperated a crammed Mossberg.410 quality shotgun and a Gamo pellet weapon from the truck, in addition to a Remington Nylon 66.22 quality rifle and a Connecticut Valley Arms.50 quality muzzle loader, both of which were unloaded.

Police stated presently there is no proof that McAttee pertained to the Capitol preparation “to do anything except speak with our officers.”

She is charged with illegal belongings of a weapon, belongings of unregistered ammo, illegal belongings and transport of a semi-automatic rifle and illegal belongings of a gun misdemeanor.

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