Missouri man faces federal charges tied to Capitol breach

first_imgO’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis-area man is now the third Missourian facing federal charges in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Paul S. Westover of Lake St. Louis made his initial court appearance Thursday on a felony count of impeding law enforcement officers. He’s also charged with three misdemeanors accusing him of entering a restricted building, disorderly conduct impeding government business, and disruptive conduct in the Capitol. A spokesman for the U.S. attorney’s office in St. Louis says the case against Westover is sealed and he could not provide any details about the allegations.last_img