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Government wants 8th Tennessee Capitol breach suspect detained

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors are asking that a Tennessee man charged in the Jan. 6 Capitol breach remain jailed until his trial.

Ronnie Presley of Bethpage made an initial appearance by video in federal court in Nashville on Monday.

His charges include obstruction of law enforcement during a civil disorder, obstruction of justice and disorderly conduct impeding official business.

The most serious of the charges carries a possible sentence of up to 20 years and a fine of up to $250,000.

In federal court on Monday, Presley agreed to a detention hearing and preliminary hearing on Friday.

Here is a list of Tennesseans detained so far in connection with the Capitol riot:

  1. Eric Munchell of Nashville
  2. Matthew Bledsoe of Memphis
  3. Jack J. Griffith of Gallatin
  4. Blake A. Reed of Nashville
  5. Eric Chase Torrens of Gallatin
  6. Joseph L. Padilla of Cleveland, TN
  7. Bryan Wayne Ivey of Crossville
  8. Ronnie Presley of Bethpage

 

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