Gun Barrel City man facing charges connected to 2021 Capitol riot

William Sarsfield (U.S. Department of Justice)

A North Texan is expected in federal court Wednesday to face charges in connection t the 2021 attack on the United States Capitol.

William Sarsfield III is charged with civil disorder and engaging in violence against law enforcement.

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He’s from Gun Barrel City in Henderson County, southeast of Dallas.

Sarsfield is accused of pushing against police to get into the Capitol and disrupt the certification of the 2020 presidential election results.

William Sarsfield (U.S. Department of Justice)

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Last month, an Arlington man was arrested on charges related to the attack that happened two years ago.

The FBI said more than 985 people have been arrested for crimes related to the breach of the Capitol on Jan. 6.