Election 2020 Politics

Judge calls for Justice Dept. civil rights probe into D.C. jail’s treatment of Jan. 6 detainees

Arrested March 12, the Naples, Fla., man allegedly traveled in vans and stayed in Washington hotel rooms paid for by others who were with Proud Boys, a far-right group with a history of violence. Like many, according to court papers, Worrell is accused of marching on the Capitol wearing a radio device and tactical gear, before personally deploying pepper gel at a single line of police guarding the lower west terrace of the Capitol moments before a stairwell and windows on the level above were breached.

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