A West Texas flower shop owner who posted a video on Facebook bragging about breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the U.S. Capitol riot last week was arrested Wednesday, federal officials said.
The Midland Reporter-Telegram identified the woman in the bottom left of a photo.
The FBI arrested Jenny Cudd and another Midland resident, Eliel Rosa, in connection with the Jan. 6 insurrection, and both are set to appear before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald Griffin on Wednesday afternoon, said Daryl Fields, spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in San Antonio.
He referred questions on the charges they face to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington, D.C. That office did not immediately return a message from The Associated Press.
Cudd, a former Midland mayoral candidate, said in a video message to the AP that she didn't personally go into Pelosi's office or see people break down the door, and that when she said "we," she meant all of the people who were at the Capitol. She said she didn't do anything violent or destroy any property.
After the riot at the Capitol, Cudd's Midland shop, Becky's Flowers, was flooded with dozens of one-star reviews in which she was called a traitor and domestic terrorist, along with photos of her inside the Capitol.
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"I walked through an open door into the Capitol along with several hundred other people," Cudd said.
A mob of President Donald Trump's supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building last week following a rally the president held. Prosecutors have filed dozens of cases so far for a variety of offenses ranging from assaulting police officers to entering restricted areas of the U.S. Capitol, stealing federal property and threatening lawmakers.