Capitol Breach Still Wanted

Rioters loyal to then-President Donald Trump outside of U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. Even as the first of the more than 500 federal Capitol riot defendants have begun to plead guilty, scores of suspects remain unidentified, reflecting the massive scale of the Justice Department's investigation and the grueling work authorities still face to track everyone down. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

UNIONVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A Bedford County man was arrested Wednesday after a federal indictment accused him of assaulting a police officer during the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6. News4 has learned that McAbee was a deputy with the Williamson County Sheriff's department working as a detention deputy, but no longer works there according to a spokesperson. 

Ronald Colton McAbee, 27

27-year-old Ronald Colton McAbee is being charged with assaulting and inflicting bodily injury on a police officer, as well as entering and remaining on restricted Capitol grounds on January 6, according to the Department of Justice. 

Ronald Colton McAbee, 27

McAbee was identified by the FBI from pictures taken at the Capitol on January 6. 

He made his initial court appearance in the Middle District of Tennessee. 

 

 
 

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