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Virginia man charged as part of mob who stormed Capitol

Jacob Hiles' Facebook post on the day of the U.S. Capitol riots used in a criminal complaint (United States District Court for the District of Columbia)

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Court documents say a Virginia man charged with being part of the rioters at the U.S. Capitol posted on Facebook that he was “Feelin cute” and “might start a revolution later” on the day of the violent siege.

FBI spokeswoman Christina Pullen told The Virginian-Pilot that Jacob “Jake” Hiles surrendered Tuesday morning at the FBI office in Chesapeake.

He has since been released on a personal recognizance bond.

One screenshot in the court documents showed the man identified as Hiles wearing goggles and a gaiter inside the Capitol.

He’s set to have a remote court appearance in Washington on Friday.


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