A Marine Corps veteran charged in connection with the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot served as Crew Chief in Marine One Squadron, and had top-secret security clearance, according to the Washington Post.
John Daniel Andries 35 enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2004 and joined Marine Helicopter Squadron One in 2006. He was responsible for maintaining Marine One, among other things, The Post reports.
According to court documents, a tipster was watching the news of the Jan. 6 insurrection and recognized Andries in the crowd. The individual then contacted the FBI.
He was a part of the crowd that initially broke through police barriers and made their way into the Capitol.
He entered the U.S. Capitol building through a broken window. Once he was inside the building he attempted to push past U.S. Capitol Police officers. At one point, he turned to the crowd and waves his arms in a back-and-forth motion, court documents say.
He has been charged with, entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building, disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building, violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct at the Grounds and in a Capitol Building, impeding Passage through the Capitol Grounds or Buildings and Parading, Demonstrating, and Picketing in a Capitol Building.