'Um, so you already have the picture': Capitol rioter facing 20 years tried to talk his way out of arrest
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According to a report from the Daytona Beach Journal, a 60-year-old man from Edgewater, Florida was taken into custody for his part in the storming of the Capitol on Jan 6th., by law enforcement officials acting on a federal warrant issued by U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Howard Berton Adams Jr. is facing up to 20 years in prison on charges of obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder; obstruction of justice/Congress; knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building; disorderly conduct in restricted building or grounds; disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; and parading or demonstrating in Capitol building, the report states.

Court documents state that Adams stood out in the crowd while "screaming and brandishing a flagpole with a U.S. flag emblazoned with a coiled snake."

According to the report, the Florida man was interviewed by authorities in January and attempted to talk his way out of it by questioning how they knew it was him.

"When the FBI met with Adams and his wife in a January interview, agents showed him a photo from an 'Inside Edition' video, and Adams asked 'Who is that?'" the Daytona paper reported. "Court documents indicate one agent said: "It looks just like you; that's why we're here.'"

According to court documents Adams then tried to talk his way out of his eventual arrest by telling FBI investigators, "This was not anything I had planned at all. I went for a, to go hang out with the rest of the crowd, got up too close to the front, and wound up just, just getting caught up. I'll be honest. I would never, I was actually even praying for some of the cops when I was in there," before conceding, "Um, so you already have the picture."

After his Wednesday arrest, Adams was released on $25,000 unsecured bond and ordered to surrender his passport and any firearms while undergoing pretrial supervision.

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