PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDK) - Brian Bartels, the man accused of starting the violent riots during Saturday's Justice for George Floyd protest in Pittsburgh, is in police custody.
Police say, Bartels, 20, turned himself in Monday afternoon around 5pm.
Authorities, including the FBI, served a search warrant at a home in Shaler Sunday morning. Bartels was not there at the time, but investigators did seize evidence linking him to the crime.
He is facing charges, including institutional vandalism, rioting and reckless endangerment.
During a press conference Monday afternoon, city officials said more charges and arrests will be coming in the days, weeks and months ahead. They added the investigation could take years.