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Detention Hearing Set For Rachel Powell, Woman Accused For Role In Capitol Riot

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Rachel Powell, the woman who has been charged in connection with the riot at the U.S. Capitol has a detention hearing set for Tuesday.

Powell is accused of smashing a window at the Capitol with a pipe and using a bullhorn to direct other rioters.

Rachel Powell
(Photo: FBI)

Powell's lawyer says she should be released because she's a mother of eight and not a flight risk.

(Photo Credit: Andy Sheehan/KDKA)

She turned herself in last week after the FBI raided her home in Mercer County.

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