Pittsburgh native arrested for actions during Jan. 6 Capitol attack

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PITTSBURGH (100.1 FM and AM 1020 KDKA) A Pittsburgh man is among a group of five people arrested for their actions during the U.S. Captiol breach on January 6, 2021.

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According to the U.S. Department of Justice, 21-year-old Thomas Carey was among a group of five people who communicated and entered the capitol together on January 6.

The group entered the capitol and moved throughout multiple floors, rooms, and were in the conference room of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Carey was arrested on September 15th and the case is being investigated by the FBI Pittsburgh Field Office.

The case will be prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia.