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Five-time Olympic swimming medalist Klete Keller now faces seven counts for his role in the Jan.6 riots on Capitol Hill after a grand jury added four additional counts in a new indictment.
Keller, 38, was arrested last month after multiple people contacted the FBI and identified him as the man who was filmed storming the Capitol while wearing a distinctive ‘Team USA’ jacket.
The original criminal complaint established three minor offenses: trespassing; obstruct the application of the law; and disorderly conduct on the Capitol grounds.
The swimmer was slapped on four more counts in a indictment published Wednesday, including: civil disorder; obstructing an official procedure; prevent passage through the grounds or buildings of the Capitol; and parading, demonstrating, or picketing a Capitol building.
Keller faces a maximum sentence of nearly 30 years if he is convicted of the new charges.
Klete Keller Age
Klete Keller was 38 year old.
Keller was released from federal custody after his arraignment on January 14 in Denver
At the insistence of prosecutors, Magistrate Judge Michael E Hegarty barred Keller from returning to Washington until January 21, after Joe Biden’s inauguration.
After that, the judge said Keller could travel to Washington to appear in court and meet with his attorneys, but must ask permission for future visits to see his children in North Carolina after a trip already scheduled for this purpose. week.
Keller did not have to pay money to be released, but promised to appear at future court hearings and meet other standard conditions, including not possessing firearms.
The loading documents showed photos of Keller inside the Capitol on January 6, when a crowd of Donald Trump supporters stormed the building in an attempt to prevent Congress from certifying Biden’s election victory.
Some of the photos were screenshots taken by Townhall reporter Julio Rosas, showing 6’6 “Keller towering over the others fighting with riot police below Capitol Rotunda, in his Team USA swim jacket. in sight.
At least a dozen people within the world of professional swimming identified Keller as the man in the video, SwimSwam reported.