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Wed Jan 13, 2021, 12:38 PM

Man seen wearing "Camp Auschwitz" shirt during Capitol riot arrested in Virginia

Source: CBS

A man seen wearing a "Camp Auschwitz" sweatshirt during the U.S. Capitol riots last week has been arrested in Newport News, Virginia, a senior law enforcement official confirms to CBS News.

Court records say Robert Keith Packer was arrested Wednesday by federal authorities in the Eastern District of Virginia on a warrant out of Washington, D.C. The arrest warrant says he's facing federal charges of unlawfully entering a restricted area and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

The image of the shirt referencing the Nazi concentration camp drew widespread condemnation on social media. It was one of a series of anti-Semitic symbols and sentiment seen during the Capitol riots that experts see as part of a disturbing nationwide trend, reports the Associated Press.

Packer is being held at Western Tidewater Regional Jail in Suffolk, according to CBS station WTKR. He is expected to make a virtual court appearance Wednesday afternoon before a federal magistrate judge, according to court records.

Read more: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/camp-auschwitz-shirt-robert-packer-arrested-virginia/





Man photographed wearing 'Camp Auschwitz' shirt inside Capitol arrested

A man who was seen wearing a sweatshirt that read “Camp Auschwitz” during the riots at the Capitol building was arrested Wednesday in Newport News, Va.

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The FBI confirmed to The Hill that Packer was arrested in the Virginia city on Wednesday on federal charges related to his "role in the events at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021."

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The bottom of Packer’s sweatshirt read “Work brings freedom,” a translation of “Arbeit macht frei,” the German words on an arch over the concentration camp where over 1.1 million Jewish people and others were killed during World War II.

Packer has previously been convicted three times for driving under the influence, CNN reported, citing Virginia court records. He also has a felony conviction for forging public records.

https://thehill.com/homenews/news/534026-man-photographed-wearing-camp-auschwitz-shirt-inside-capitol-arrested


Another terrorist down.

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BlueWavePsych Jan 13 OP
Bayard Jan 13 #1
Rustyeye77 Jan 13 #2
Talitha Jan 13 #3
stevil Jan 13 #4
twodogsbarking Jan 13 #5
stevil Jan 13 #6
twodogsbarking Jan 13 #7
ProfessorGAC Jan 13 #8
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Response to BlueWavePsych (Original post)

Wed Jan 13, 2021, 12:41 PM

1. Well, isn't that cute!

He's wearing a mask!

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Response to BlueWavePsych (Original post)

Wed Jan 13, 2021, 12:49 PM

2. Robert Keith Packer...10-20 years

That long hair will make him popular in prison.

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Response to BlueWavePsych (Original post)

Wed Jan 13, 2021, 01:54 PM

3. Will all of these scumbags get a last-second pardon by Pissolini?

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Response to BlueWavePsych (Original post)

Wed Jan 13, 2021, 02:25 PM

4. Fuck him

I hate this guy, can you tell?

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Response to stevil (Reply #4)

Wed Jan 13, 2021, 02:46 PM

5. I'm not yet convinced

please go on.

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Response to twodogsbarking (Reply #5)

Wed Jan 13, 2021, 04:27 PM

6. Better mood now

That whole 2nd impeachment thing, you know.

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Response to stevil (Reply #6)

Wed Jan 13, 2021, 04:32 PM

7. Seemed appropriate

given all.

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Response to BlueWavePsych (Original post)

Wed Jan 13, 2021, 05:54 PM

8. I See Fear In His Eyes

A week ago he was full of bravado and smugness.
Funny how getting arrested by the FBI changes one's attitude.

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Response to BlueWavePsych (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 01:03 AM

9. Not a lot of IQ in these insurrectionists getting arrested within days...

of their rioting. They'll all lose their jobs if the had one, attorney fees will cost a bundle. Significant others? Who knows if they'll stand by.

Oh, well. Tots and pears.

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