Metropolitan police made in excess of 52 arrests as a result of the violence at the US Capitol today, said Chief Robert Contee said at a news conference.
Twenty-six of the 52 arrests were made on US Capitol grounds, Contee said.
Here's a breakdown of the arrests, according to the chief:
- 47 arrests were elated to curfew violations and unlawful entry
- Four people were arrested for carrying pistols without licenses
- One person was arrested for possession of prohibited weapon
Authorities also recovered a pipe bomb from the Democratic National Committee and another pipe bomb from the Republican National Committee. A cooler from a vehicle along with a long gun that also included Molotov cocktails on the grounds of the United States Capitol were also recovered.