|North Adams Man Arrested in Capitol Riot|
|07:02PM / Thursday, February 04, 2021|
|Brian McCreary has been identified as the man on the left wearing a facemask in these images from the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C.|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A second Berkshire County man has been arrested in relation to the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Brian McCreary, 33, of North Adams was arrested near Springfield on Thursday by agents from the FBI's Boston bureau.
McCreary is facing initial charges of two counts of entering a restricted building or grounds, and three counts of violent entry and disorderly conduct. A number of those arrested have had further charges added.
David Lester Ross
, 33, of Pittsfield was arrested in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6 and charged the next day with curfew violation and unlawful entry.
McCreary was identified by a co-worker in an image with the so-called "QAnon shaman" Jacob Chansley, who is being held in an Arizona detention facility.
Western Mass New reports
that the FBI interviewed four of McCreary's co-workers, who identified him in the pictures and said he spoke of "raiding" the U.S. Capitol.