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Sullivan County man arrested for assaulting US Capitol police officer during Gaza protest

Ruben Arthur Camacho was arrested after a U.S. Capitol police officer saw him slam another officer into a garage door and punch her in the face.

News 12 Staff

Nov 20, 2023, 1:36 PM

Updated 216 days ago

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A Sullivan County man is accused of assaulting a police officer during a Gaza ceasefire protest in Washington, D.C.
Ruben Arthur Camacho was arrested after a U.S. Capitol police officer saw him slam another officer into a garage door and punch her in the face.
Capitol police say 200 people gathered in front of the Democratic National Committee headquarters to call for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.
Police characterized the event as "not peaceful" and reported that six officers were injured at the event.


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