Former US. Olympic swimmer Klete Keller was charged with other charges related to the Jan 6 Capitol Riots

A grand jury on Wednesday filed new indictments against Keller for seven riot-related crimes, including civil disorder, obstruction of an official process, obstruction of passage through Capitol grounds or buildings, and disorderly and disruptive behavior in a Capitol building

Keller, 38, was arrested last month and originally charged with obstructing law enforcement, knowingly entering or staying in a restricted building or compound without legitimate authority and forced entry and disorderly conduct on the grounds of Capitol Er was on 1 Released on bail January 22

Former teammates and coaches identified Keller from a social media video posted by a reporter with conservative news site Townhall, according to swim news site SwimSwam that at least a dozen people identified him from the video

Keller was spotted in his Team USA jacket standing over a crowd pushing police officers trying to evacuate the Capitol rotunda, the FBI pointed to the video in an affidavit filed by Jan 13and noticed that the red and white Olympic patch was visible on the front left side of the jacket

Keller, a former teammate of swimming star Michael Phelps, won five medals at three Olympics, including gold medals at the 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing Games. He most recently worked as a real estate agent for Hoff & Leigh, but the company said he “Has left the company”

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