Capitol police on Tuesday arrested a woman who came to the department’s headquarters in Washington, DC, with multiple firearms because she “wanted to talk” to officers about last year’s Capitol riot.
Kery Lynn McAttee, 58, told officers she drove from Michigan because she had information regarding the Jan. 6 riot that she wanted to discuss, according to Capitol Police. During a conversation outside of department headquarters, officers noticed that she appeared to have a gun in her 2001 Chevrolet Silverado.
McAttee, whose truck was in a “no parking” zone, confirmed that she had weapons in the vehicle.
“At this time, there is no evidence that the 58-year-old suspect has come here to do anything except speak to our officers,” the department said in a news release. “We cannot provide details of this conversation as they are now part of an open investigation.”
According to police, she had an unloaded .22 caliber rifle, an unloaded .50 caliber muzzleloader, a loaded .410 caliber shotgun and a pellet gun.
McAttee is charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of unregistered ammunition, unlawful possession and/or transportation of a semi-automatic rifle, and unlawful possession of a firearm. She did not immediately respond to a phone call seeking comment from NBC News on Wednesday.