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Alleged Republican Activist From NYC Accused of Participating in Capitol Siege – NBC New York

Alleged Republican Activist From NYC Accused of Participating in Capitol Siege – NBC New York
An apparent Republican activist from Queens was arrested in connection to his alleged participation in last month’s deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol —...

According to FBI documents, two witnesses identified Grillo to the FBI from video footage they saw broadcast on television of the Jan.According to FBI documents, two witnesses identified Grillo to the FBI from video footage they saw broadcast on television of the Jan.18, a second tipster contacted the FBI and identified Grillo from CNN footage.This witness included a video and an image taken from their cell phone of the CNN footage where they identified Grillo (seen below), according to federal documents.

The second witness met up with the FBI, according to documents, and identified Grillo in the CCTV footage and said they had known Grillo for decades, growing up with him and going to the same schools and knew his face.Capitol -- after being identified thanks to his distinctive Knights of Columbus jacket.

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