Olympic swimmer Klete Keller was charged with additional charges for his alleged role in the riots at the U Capitol

The two-time gold medalist (38) was initially charged by federal authorities with three crimes in January: obstruction of prosecution, forced entry and disorderly behavior, and entering a restricted building

On Wednesday, a grand jury returned a new indictment indicting seven crimes, including civil disorder, obstruction of official process, entering a restricted building, disorderly behavior in a restricted building, and disorderly behavior in a Capitol building / p>

Calls to the numbers listed for Keller were not returned on Friday and his lawyer could not be reached immediately for comment

A Townhall Media reporter’s video posted on Twitter showed Keller in the Capitol with a group of President Donald Trump supporters Jan. January 6 In the video, the crowd rushed against police officers who were trying to clear the rotunda

Keller was seen in his “USA” jacket in the footage. No video of Keller’s participation in one of the acts of violence in the Capitol has appeared

Sarah Hirshland, CEO of the US. The & Olympic Paralympic Committee said in a January statement that it condemned the “actions of the rioters on the U” s Capitol “USA Swimming released a statement expressing similar sentiments

Keller, who was a teammate of Michael Phelps’, has not publicly addressed his alleged attendance at the Capitol

The athlete was last registered as a member of USA Swimming in 2008. After retiring from the sport, he worked as an independent contractor for the Hoff & Leigh real estate agency in Colorado Springs, but resigned last month

More than 200 people have been charged with the uprising that took place after pro-Trump supporters broke through the Capitol in protest at the Electoral College vote confirming Joe Biden’s presidential victory

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World News – FI – Olympic swimmer Klete Keller has been charged with additional charges of rioting in the Capitol

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