(East Farmingdale, NY) Another Long Islander has been arrested for his alleged role in the riot at the US Capitol on January 6th. According to the Associated Press, Federal Authorities charged 27-year-old Christopher Ortiz, of Huntington, with knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building without lawful authority and disorderly conduct on capitol grounds. Newsday says Ortiz, is scheduled to appear in federal court in Washington on Monday.
Photo: FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 file photo, supporters of President Donald Trump gather outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar)