Two gun-toting Virginia men who were arrested after they traveled to Philadelphia to “straighten out the vote” in Pennsylvania on Thursday night have been charged and identified, a report said.
The suspects were identified by a local ABC affiliate as Joshua Macias, 42, and Antonio Lamotta, 61, both from Chesapeake, Virginia.
The were each hit with concealed firearm without a license, a felony, and carrying a firearm on public streets, a misdemeanor, according to a local ABC affiliate.
The suspects were stopped by Philadelphia police in the city’s center after authorities in Virginia got a tip that they were heading to the city in a silver Hummer to “straighten out the vote” as election workers counted ballots there Thursday night.
The pair allegedly had an AR-15 rifle, a stockpile of ammo and AR-15 parts when they were arrested.
The Hummer they were riding in was decked out in regalia related to QAnon, a conspiracy theory that suggests the world is run by a secret pedophile cabal that President Trump is working to demolish.
A woman, who was believed to be the mother of one of the suspects, was also with them, but was not arrested or charged with a crime, according to ABC Philadelphia.
Joe Biden leads in Pennsylvania after overtaking President Trump’s advantage in the state Thursday night.