FBI Releases New Video in D.C. Pipe Bomb Case

March 9, 2021 by TWN Staff
The FBI is looking for information about the pipe bombs at the RNC and DNC that were placed around the time of the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. (Courtesy FBI)

The FBI has released new surveillance video of the person suspected of placing pipe bombs at the headquarters of the Republican National Committee and the Democratic National Committee in January.

The footage, which the FBI released via Twitter on Tuesday along with a new wanted poster, shows the suspected pipe bomber the evening of Jan. 5, walking along residential Capitol Hill streets and then sitting on a bench, looking at something at their feet.

“The FBI is asking the public to watch the videos of this person – you may recognize their gait, body language, or mannerisms,” the FBI said in a press release. “We are asking the public to come forward with any information that could assist us, including any odd or out-of-character behavior you noticed in a family member, friend, or coworker, leading up to or after Jan. 5th.”

In the video, the suspected bomber can be seen on a residential sidewalk standing beside a backpack — which the FBI said was used to transport the bombs.

The suspect appears to put on glasses, gazing across the street as a man walks past with his dog. Later, the suspect can be seen stretching an arm as they walk down the sidewalk holding the backpack at their side.

The FBI said the suspect may have entered a vehicle or taken an item from a vehicle and placed it into the backpack.

The FBI Washington Field Office asks anyone with information concerning thesse incides to contact the agency’s toll-free tip line at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) or submit tips online at tips.fbi.gov.

In The News

Health

Voting

Law Enforcement

Maryland Enacts Sweeping Reforms to Make Police More Accountable
In The States
Maryland Enacts Sweeping Reforms to Make Police More Accountable
April 13, 2021
by Tom Ramstack

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Maryland's General Assembly on Saturday enacted the nation’s most sweeping police reform legislation to make officers more accountable to the public. The new rules place more restrictions on use of force and no-knock warrants. Other provisions require body cameras and give civilians a... Read More

Congress to Honor 2nd Capitol Police Officer Slain This Year
Law Enforcement
Congress to Honor 2nd Capitol Police Officer Slain This Year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Slain U.S. Capitol Police Officer William "Billy" Evans will lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday during the second such memorial ceremony this year for a force that has edged close to crisis in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection.President... Read More

Latest Attack Pushes US Capitol Police Further Toward Crisis
Law Enforcement
Latest Attack Pushes US Capitol Police Further Toward Crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol Police are struggling.  One officer was killed and another injured when a driver slammed into them at a barricade Friday afternoon. The attack comes after officers were overrun and injured when a violent mob of Trump supporters overran the Capitol... Read More

Miami Beach in State of Emergency as Spring Break Crowds Cluster
In The States
Miami Beach in State of Emergency as Spring Break Crowds Cluster
March 24, 2021
by Reece Nations

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Miami Beach Interim City Manager Raul J. Aguila declared a state of emergency Saturday lasting through April 12 as spring break crowds overwhelm the popular tourist destination. Officials have imposed strict curfews to curb the partygoers' access to surrounding hotspots four nights... Read More

Asian Americans Seek Protection Against Hate Crimes
Law Enforcement
Asian Americans Seek Protection Against Hate Crimes
March 18, 2021
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- The day before actor Daniel Dae Kim testified to Congress Thursday about hate crimes against Asian Americans, he talked about an attack on his sister while he was being interviewed on CNN. “She was running in her own neighborhood when a man driving a... Read More

Intel Officials: Violent Extremists Pose ‘Elevated Threat' to US
Law Enforcement
Intel Officials: Violent Extremists Pose ‘Elevated Threat' to US
March 18, 2021
by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON - Violent extremists motivated by political grievances and racial biases pose an “elevated threat” to the U.S. homeland, according to an unclassified intelligence report released Wednesday. The assessment from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence echoes warnings made by other U.S. officials in... Read More

News From The Well
scroll top