An Indianapolis legal professional is one of 3 adult males who have been arrested yesterday for allegedly having section in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol. The lawyer is accused of climbing down a wall and getting into the Capitol constructing during the riot.
Quentin G. Cantrell was arrested in Indiana on Thursday after a legal complaint was filed alleging 4 federal offenses associated to the Jan. 6 riot that sought to disrupt the certification of President Joe Biden’s electoral victory. Cantrell is detailed as staying with the Indianapolis firm Woodard Emhardt Henry Reeves & Wagner, in accordance to the Indiana Roll of Attorneys.
Also arrested have been Jared Paul Cantrell and Eric Andrew Cantrell. The three guys, recognized in court docket files as the “Cantrell Cousins,” are billed with entering and remaining in a restricted setting up or grounds disorderly and disruptive perform in a restricted creating or grounds disorderly carry out in a Capitol making and parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol creating.
According to a statement of information filed by FBI Job Force Officer Gary A. Warfield, video clip from the riot allegedly displays Quentin Cantrell on the West Terrace of the U.S. Capitol, exactly where he “appears to try to climb down the wall as Eric Andrew Cantrell reaches down to enable him.”
Shut-circuit Television set footage from inside of the Capitol allegedly reveals the cousins getting into the setting up via the Upper West Terrace entrance at about 2:37 p.m. on Jan. 6. Eric and Quentin left the developing about two minutes later on, in accordance to court files.
The 20-webpage statement of information, unsealed Thursday, suggests a witness identified the cousins from the online video footage and from social media posts Jared created on Jan. 6, 2021. Additionally, cellphone information placed Quentin in the geographic region of the Capitol constructing at around 2:39 p.m. that day, in accordance to the court docket doc.
Online court docket data did not record an attorney for any of the Cantrells on Friday morning. They have been purchased to appear ahead of Magistrate Decide Robin M. Meriweather of the U.S. District Courtroom for the District of Columbia at 1 p.m. March 15 via video.
Court files do not determine Quentin Cantrell as a attorney. But Indiana Attorney has positively discovered the guy in the indictment as the Indianapolis lawyer based on photographs out there on the net and delivered in the assertion of information.
According to the Indiana Roll of Lawyers, Quentin was admitted to the Indiana bar in December 2001. He has no disciplinary record heading again to July 1, 2011, the day from which lawyer discipline records are offered online.
LinkedIn indicates he was a associate at Woodard Emhardt till January 2015, when he turned of counsel. He was detailed on the firm’s web site as of counsel on Thursday evening but was no for a longer period on the web site on Friday early morning.
A representative for the company did not answer to an Indiana Lawyer ask for to verify that Cantrell still performs there or for comment on his arrest.