US attorney files charges against Greenwood man involved in Capitol riots

<p>Federal prosecutors have formally charged a Greenwood man involved in the U.S. Capitol riots.</p><p>Joshua Wagner, 23, is charged with entering and remaining inside a restricted building, willfully engaging in disorderly conduct inside a restricted building which impedes the conduct of government, disruptive conduct and violent entry in the Capitol building and parading, demonstrating or picketing in the Capitol building, according to court documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.</p><p>Israel Tutrow, 22, of Greenfield, faces the same charges after images and witnesses told the FBI he and Wagner in January traveled to Washington, D.C. together.</p><p>Both men pled not guilty during an arraignment hearing Monday.</p><p>Following the riots on Jan. 6, a photo of Wagner from social media was featured as “#34” on the FBI “Be On the Look Out” poster of individuals involved in the Capitol insurrection. In the photo, he is shown wearing a red beanie bearing “TRUMP” across the front, according to court documents.</p><p>Three days later, Wagner turned himself into law enforcement. Upon further investigation, including speaking with several witnesses, the FBI confirmed Wagner’s involvement.</p><p>The FBI interviewed one witness who said they received messages, photos and videos from Wagner and Tutrow before, during and after the Capitol riots.</p><p>The FBI also investigated Wagner’s Facebook page, and matched his profile picture to the photo from inside the Capitol, court documents said. He posted several times about contesting the election and protesting in Washington, D.C., including one post from Wagner asking, “Anyone going to D.C. on the 20th?”</p><p>Both Wagner and Tutrow are expected to return to court in July.</p>