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Marshall Co. Man Arrested In Connection To Capitol Riot Violence

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FBI officials say they have arrested a Marshall County man in connection to the violence at the U.S. Capitol last month. 

A statement from the FBI field office in Louisville said Clayton Ray Mullins of Benton, Kentucky was arrested Tuesday for charges including:

  • Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Certain Officers

  • Obstruction of Law Enforcement during Civil Disorder

  • Knowingly Entering or Remaining in Any Restricted Building or Grounds

  • Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building or Grounds

  • Engaging in Physical Violence in a Restricted Building or Grounds

  • Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds

The statement said Mullins remained in federal custody, with an initial appearance in federal court Wednesday. The FBI field office in Louisville also reported Tuesday the arrests of two other people in Owensboro.

The Ohio Valley ReSource recently reported at least 21 people from Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia have been charged in connection to the Jan. 6 riot and insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. 


"Liam Niemeyer is a reporter for the Ohio Valley Resource covering agriculture and infrastructure in Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia and also serves Assistant News Director at WKMS. He has reported for public radio stations across the country from Appalachia to Alaska, most recently as a reporter for WOUB Public Media in Athens, Ohio. He is a recent alumnus of Ohio University and enjoys playing tenor saxophone in various jazz groups."
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