Man accused of pepper-spraying police at Oregon Capitol

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Portland man is accused of pepper-spraying six Salem and state police officers while breaking into the Oregon State Capitol during an anti-mask protest. The Statesman Journal reports Chandler Pappas sprayed a line of officers in the face while he and about 50 others tried to break into the the Capitol on Dec. 21, according to Marion County Deputy District Attorney Drew Anderson. Anderson says Pappas was armed with an AR-15 and the incident was captured by police cameras. Pappas is being held in the Marion County jail on $250,000 bail. It wasn’t immediately known if he has a lawyer.