Misguided Individual Incarcerated in AustinPress Release
AUSTIN – Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers on Tuesday, June 23, arrested a suspect in connection with the vandalism and damage caused to the Texas State Capitol during a protest on Saturday, May 30. During the incident, a number of protestors intentionally damaged the historic Texas State Capitol building, monuments and fixtures, as well as DPS patrol vehicles. Several DPS Troopers were also injured during the riot.
DPS Special Agents initiated an investigation, and over the last several weeks, they reviewed hundreds of hours of videos from various media platforms, surveillance camera footage, law enforcement databases and open source information.
As a result of this investigation, DPS Special Agents obtained an arrest warrant for Keegan Dalton Godsey, 23, of Austin, Texas. Godsey was arrested without incident for felony criminal mischief, riot and interference with public duties, and was booked into the Travis Co. Jail on Tuesday.
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