An Anchorage man was arrested in Anchorage Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by the FBI for his alleged participation in the Capitol riots in January. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

An Anchorage man was arrested in Anchorage Tuesday, March 16, 2021 by the FBI for his alleged participation in the Capitol riots in January. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Man arrested in Anchorage for alleged participation in Capitol riots

He’s one of many wanted in connection with the abortive attempt to overturn the election results.

This article has been updated to say that Mileur was arrested in Anchorage, not a resident of the city.

Special agents from the FBI’s Anchorage Field Office arrested a man in Anchorage on Tuesday for his alleged participation in the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021, according to the FBI.

Aaron James Mileur, 41, was arrested for alleged participation in the riots that left four rioters and one police officer dead and more than 100 injured as supporters of the former president attempted to overturn a vote in Congress that would certify President Joe Biden’s victory.

The case is one of a number of similar cases being prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, said FBI spokesperson Chloe Martin in an email. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Alaska is assisting in the case.

• Contact reporter Michael S. Lockett at (757) 621-1197 or mlockett@juneauempire.com.

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