January 21, 2021 Court, Surveillance, U.S.
From the no-surprise department, NPR reports that a Maryland man already on probation was arrested after his GPS data show he was at — and in — the Capitol. Martin Austermuhle reports, in part:
After the Jan. 6 insurrection, Betancur allegedly told his probation officer that he had been inside the U.S. Capitol and had been tear-gassed, according to an affidavit submitted by an FBI agent. While he later recanted some of those statements, a review of location data from the GPS unit he had affixed to his ankle for a probation violation allegedly placed him “inside the initial position of U.S. Capitol Police barricades, and inside the area restricted on that day.”
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