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2 local women arrested, charged by FBI for connection to Capitol riot

So far, the FBI Boston Division has charged 13 people following the 2021 riot.

Stefanie Chiguer of Dracut and Kirstyn Niemela of Hudson, N.H., were both charged with entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds, disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds, disorderly conduct in a Capitol building, and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building, the FBI said in a statement. Federal Bureau of Investigation

Two local women have been arrested by the FBI for their alleged roles in the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021.

Kirstyn Niemela, 33, of Hudson, New Hampshire, was arrested Tuesday and charged with entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds, disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds, disorderly conduct in a capitol building, and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a capitol building, according to FBI Boston in a press release.

Stefanie Chiguer, 36, of Dracut, was arrested and charged with entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds, disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds, disorderly conduct in a capitol building, and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a capitol building, the release said.

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So far, 13 people have been charged by the FBI Boston Division, according to the release.

Four supporters of former President Donald Trump died in the riot. Six Capitol police officers also died in the days and weeks that followed; four by suicide.

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