Gregory Yetman, wanted for storming of US Capitol, surrenders to New Jersey authorities, FBI says

By | November 10, 2023

MONROE, New Jersey — THE FBI manhunt for Gregory Yetman, a New Jersey man wanted in connection with January 6 assault on the US Capitolended when he surrendered to authorities on Friday.

Police said Yetman, 47, turned himself in without incident to the Monroe Township Police Department and was in FBI custody.

According to the authorities, Yetman fled his home in Helmetta Wednesday when FBI agents arrived to serve him with a federal warrant. The police said he jumped a fencethen ran toward the railroad tracks and into a wooded area.

Armed FBI agents wearing camouflage, members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force and search dogs were later seen outside a community center in Helmeta for several hours.

The FBI had released photos that the agency says show Yetman at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, when hundreds of people stormed the complex.

At the time, Yetman was a military police sergeant in the New Jersey National Guard, authorities said. The New Jersey National Guard confirmed he served for approximately 12 years until March 2022.

Yetman was charged with a variety of crimes, including assaulting police officers, obstructing law enforcement during a civil disturbance, entering a restricted area, and physical violence.

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