Waynesboro Man Arrested by FBI for Violent Actions Against Police During Jan. 6 Capitol Attack

Waynesboro Man Arrested for Assaulting Law Enforcement Officers During Capitol Breach

Waynesboro Man Arrested for Capitol Breach

A man from Waynesboro has recently been taken into custody on felony and misdemeanor charges related to the assault of law enforcement officers during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

Darl McDorman, aged 53, was apprehended by the FBI and appeared in court in the Western District of Virginia following his arrest.

Criminal Charges Against McDorman

McDorman is facing several felony charges, including assaulting officers with a dangerous weapon, entering restricted grounds with a deadly weapon, disorderly conduct, and engaging in physical violence at the Capitol building.

Additionally, he is accused of disorderly conduct within the Capitol and committing acts of physical violence on the Capitol grounds.

These actions, influenced by former President Donald Trump, disrupted a vital joint session of the U.S. Congress aimed at verifying and counting the electoral votes from the 2020 presidential election.

Court Documents Detail Jan. 6 Events

  • 2:28 p.m. According to court records, a group of rioters gathered near the media tower on the Lower West Terrace of the Capitol grounds. They breached the barricade formed by law enforcement officers and assaulted multiple officers during the incident.
  • 2:29 p.m. McDorman was identified at the forefront of the rioters, allegedly kicking a USCP officer.
  • 2:41 p.m. Officers retreated into the Lower West Terrace Tunnel to prevent further breach into the U.S. Capitol, facing violent confrontations from rioters.
  • 4:15 p.m. McDorman was seen throwing objects, including a folding lawn chair, at law enforcement officers, resulting in one officer being struck.
  • 4:34 p.m. McDorman continued his aggressive behavior by throwing objects, wielding a flagpole, and assisting other rioters in their actions against officers.
  • 5:13 p.m. In an open-source video, McDorman can be observed hurling metal objects at the police line, further escalating the violence.

The FBI’s Richmond and Washington Field Offices are actively investigating this case, part of a larger effort to bring justice to individuals involved in the Capitol breach.

Over 1,387 individuals have been charged across the U.S. for their roles in the Capitol breach, with ongoing investigations still in progress.

If you have any information, please contact 1-800-CALL-FBI (800-225-5324) or visit tips.fbi.gov.

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