Two Virginia police officers were arrested on Wednesday for breaking into the US Capitol during last week’s violent siege in Washington, D.C., prosecutors said.
Rocky Mount police officers Jacob Fracker and Thomas Robertson were off duty when they were photographed standing in front of a statue inside the Capitol, with one cop pointing and the other holding up his middle finger, according to a criminal complaint.
The cops have been charged with unlawful entry into a restricted area and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.
On social media, Robertson posted, “CNN and the Left are just mad because we actually attacked the government who is the problem and not some random small business … The right IN ONE DAY took the f—–g U.S. Capitol. Keep poking us,” the complaint states.
Robertson also said on Instagram he was “proud” of the photo because he was “willing to put skin in the game,” court papers say.
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