PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) — A Pittsfield man has been arrested by the FBI Western Massachusetts Joint Terrorism Task Force in connection to the U.S Capitol riots on January 6.

According to the FBI, Troy E. Sargent of Pittsfield has been arrested for a warrant issued by the United States Court for the District of Columbia. Sargent is charged with the following:

  • Forcibly Assaulting, Resisting, Opposing, Impeding Federal Officers
  • Obstruction of Law Enforcement During Civil Disorder 
  • Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority 
  • Knowingly Engaging in Disorderly or Disruptive Conduct in Restricted Building or Grounds 
  • Knowingly Engaging in Physical Violence in Restricted Building or Grounds 
  • Willfully and Knowingly Engaging in Physical Violence in Capitol Grounds or Buildings

Sargent is scheduled to appear in federal court Tuesday afternoon.

The FBI Boston Division have now arrested seven people in connection to the U.S Capitol riots.