By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A hearing for an alleged Capitol rioter from Oakdale was delayed because he has COVID-19.READ MORE: Oakdale Man Accused In Capitol Riots To Remain Behind Bars
Jorden Mink was one of the first local suspects to be arrested in connection to the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.READ MORE: 2 Western Pennsylvania Men Arrested In Connection With Capitol Riots
The 27-year-old has remained behind bars since he was arrested in January.
Court documents say Mink used a baseball bat to shatter a window at the Capitol. He then allegedly went through the broken window and took property, like chairs, out of the Capitol, passing it on to the crowd outside. He’s also accused of trying to shatter another window.MORE NEWS: Judge: Rachel Powell’s Mesh Mask ‘Mocks’ Court Order, Threatens To Put Capitol Riot Suspect Back In Jail
His attorney is asking he be transferred to a treatment facility for mental health issues while he awaits trial.