A person who was photographed carrying a sweatshirt that learn “Camp Auschwitz” whereas contained in the Capitol final week was arrested in Newport Information, Va., on Wednesday morning in connection to the Capitol riot, in response to two regulation enforcement officers.
The person, Robert Keith Packer, had been seen on the Capitol grounds in a number of pictures and his black sweatshirt, with its reference to the Nazi demise camp and a cranium, had drawn widespread outrage. Information retailers had previously identified Mr. Packer based mostly on the accounts of people that knew him.
Mr. Packer’s sweatshirt additionally included the phrase “Work Brings Freedom,” which is a tough translation of, “Arbeit macht frei.” The German phrases have been welded onto an iron arch that stood over one of many gates of the demise camp, the place greater than 1.1 million folks have been killed throughout World Warfare II.
Mr. Packer was amongst greater than 70 folks tied to the mayhem who have been charged, in response to the highest federal prosecutor in Washington, Michael Sherwin, who stated that he anticipated that “a whole bunch” would ultimately be charged.