Keller was charged with knowingly coming into or remaining in any restricted constructing or grounds with out lawful authority, violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, and obstructing regulation enforcement engaged in official duties incident to civil dysfunction, in keeping with paperwork filed in US District Court docket in Washington, DC.
It’s unclear whether or not Keller has an lawyer and whether or not he’s in custody.
CNN has been unable to contact Keller for remark.
He’s finest recognized for anchoring the profitable US workforce within the 4×200-meter freestyle relay on the 2004 Olympic Video games in Athens, through which he held off gold medalist Ian Thorpe of Australia.
Keller gained 4 different medals at three Olympics, together with gold in the identical occasion in 2008 in Beijing.
The court docket paperwork additionally say analysis confirmed Keller was recognized by media shops comparable to SwimSwam, which covers aggressive swimming.
FBI Particular Agent Matthew R. Barofsky wrote in court docket paperwork that he confirmed Keller’s identification by evaluating images he was in to his Colorado driver’s license.
The images from the Capitol additionally present Keller is carrying a US Olympic Crew jacket and “seems to be one of many tallest people,” Barofsky writes in his assertion of information. Keller is 6 toes, 6 inches tall.