Midwood man arrested for alleged participation in Capitol riot

A Midwood man was arrested by federal agents Tuesday morning on suspicion that he participated in the Jan. 6 riot at the US Capitol.

Anton Lunyk, 26, was charged with breaking into a federal building, disorderly conduct, and attempting to disrupt the flow of government business. He appeared virtually before Chief Magistrate Judge Cheryl Pollak of the Eastern District of New York for arraignment the afternoon of May 11, and was released without bail. His next virtual court date is scheduled for Thursday, May 20 at 1 pm in front of a Washington DC federal judge.

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