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NJ National Guardsman wanted over Capitol riots turns himself in after manhunt

The former New Jersey National Guard member who was wanted by the feds for allegedly trying to pepper-spray cops and protesters during the Jan. 6 Capitol riots turned himself in Friday after a two-day manhunt.

Gregory Yetman, 46, surrendered to police in Monroe Township, New Jersey, first thing Friday without incident, an FBI spokesperson said.

It was not immediately clear whether he turned himself in alone or was accompanied by a lawyer.

The fugitive had been on the lam since Wednesday after he fled into the woods near his Helmetta home as FBI agents arrived to arrest him on a federal warrant, authorities said.

As the feds, state, county and local cops continued to scour the area for Yetman, the FBI on Thursday offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to his capture.

Yetman, who was put on the FBI’s most wanted list, is accused of allegedly assaulting a federal officer during the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021.

His arrest comes after USA Today reported earlier this year that Yetman — who was a military police sergeant in the Garden State’s National Guard at the time — had been questioned by the FBI about his alleged participation in the riot.

The feds said he was suspected of firing pepper spray at protesters and cops.

In a subsequent interview with the outlet, Yetman admitted he was at the Capitol that day but insisted he didn’t commit any crimes.

He said he told the feds the same thing and that he hadn’t heard from the bureau since.

“Everything’s been resolved, everything’s good,” he said earlier this year.

Then a federal arrest warrant was issued for him on Monday.

He is charged with assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers; obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder; entering and remaining in a restricted building or grounds; engaging in physical violence in a restricted building or grounds; and committing an act of physical violence in the Capitol grounds or buildings.

Then a federal arrest warrant was issued for him on Monday.

With Post wires


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