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Two Arizonans arrested in connection to U.S. Capitol riot

Capitol riots
Posted at 3:45 PM, Jan 07, 2021

Two Arizonans have been identified and arrested after a riot at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday.

According to D.C. court documents, 50-year-old Marsha Murphy of Tucson and 31-year-old Joshua Knowles of Gilbert were arrested after entering the capitol unlawfully during the riot.

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The two Arizonans along with others from all over the U.S. are now facing unlawful entry and curfew violation charges.

So far, authorities say they have arrested dozens of individuals following the violent incident.