Arrested this afternoon for his alleged role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riots, Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin Tularosa, founder and president of Cowboys for Trump seen here in 2019 in Washington, D.C. Courtesy/YouTube
U.S. Capitol Police notified the FBI this afternoon that they had detained Couy Griffin, 47, of Tularosa (Griffin is an Otero County Commissioner.)
Griffin was the subject of an arrest warrant issued by the Albuquerque FBI Division for his alleged role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riots.
The FBI Washington Field Office has taken Griffin into custody.
State Nation Public Safety