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Americus attorney in custody in connection to Capitol mob incident

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Updated: Jan. 15, 2021 at 7:13 PM EST
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MACON, Ga. (WALB) - An Americus attorney is in custody in connection to the Jan. 6 Capitol incident, according to the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia.

William McCall Calhoun, Jr. had his first appearance in Macon around 4 p.m. on Friday.

He is charged with violent entry or disorderly conduct, tampering with a witness, victim or informant, restricted building or grounds violations, according to an unsealed affidavit.

Calhoun will remain in custody and is currently scheduled to have his detention and preliminary hearing next week.

The Department of Justice is maintaining an online list of those believed to be involved in the Capitol incident.

A mob of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6.

Read the full affidavit below:

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