Proud Boys leader indicted on charges relating to Capitol riot

6/6/2022 11:35:00 PM

The leader of the Proud Boys and multiple members of the group have been indicted with seditious conspiracy and other charges for their actions before and during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

The leader of the Proud Boys and multiple members of the group have been indicted with seditious conspiracy and other charges for their actions before and during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

The leader of the Proud Boys and multiple members of the group have been indicted with seditious conspiracy and other charges for their actions before and during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

Email article Enrique Tarrio, leader of the Proud Boys, a far-right group, is seen at a"Stop the Steal" rally against the results of the U.The Justice Department says that more than 800 defendants have been arrested related to the Capitol riot, including over 250 defendants charged with assaulting or impeding law enforcement officers.Joe Biden FILE - Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio wears a hat that says The War Boys and smokes a cigarette at a rally in Delta Park on Sept.The festival runs Saturday from 11 a.

S.Presidential election outside the Georgia State Capitol on November 18, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia.S.WASHINGTON - The leader of the Proud Boys and multiple members of the group have been indicted with seditious conspiracy and other charges for their actions before and during the breach of the U.S.S.“Their actions disrupted a joint session of the U.Capitol on Jan.Advertisement The parade starts Sunday at 2 p.

6, 2021.Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to the presidential election.S.The defendants include Proud Boys leader Henry "Enrique" Tarrio, 38, of Miami, Florida, the former national chairman of the Proud Boys; Ethan Nordean, 31, of Auburn, Washington; Joseph Biggs, 38, of Ormond Beach, Florida; Zachary Rehl, 37, of Philadelphia, and Dominic Pezzola, 44, of Rochester, New York.All previously were indicted and remain detained.” Five of the members were hit with conspiracy charges.They pleaded not guilty to charges contained in earlier indictments.All five were previously charged with different conspiracy counts.The superseding indictment adds two charges to the earlier indictment: one count of seditious conspiracy, and one count of conspiracy to prevent an officer from discharging any duties.DOJ added, “The purpose of the conspiracy was to oppose the lawful transfer of presidential power by force.

All defendants now face a total of nine charges, and Pezzola faces an additional robbery charge.According to court documents, the Proud Boys describe themselves as members of a "pro-Western fraternal organization for men who refuse to apologize for creating the modern world, aka Western Chauvinists.6, obtaining “paramilitary gear and supplies — including concealed tactical vests, protective equipment, and radio equipment” for the day, dressing “incognito” that day instead of in the usual black and yellow Proud Boys colors, “directing, mobilizing, and leading” members of the crowd onto Capitol grounds and into the Capitol, “storming past barricades, Capitol police, and other law enforcement officers” to “disrupt” the proceedings, and “assaulting law enforcement officers., when the riot erupted on Jan." Through at least Jan.6, 2021, Tarrio was the national chairman of the organization.” Michael Sherwin, then the U.In mid-December of 2020, Tarrio created a special chapter of the Proud Boys known as the "Ministry of Self Defense.Tarrio was released from jail on Jan.

" As alleged in the indictment, from in or around December 2020, Tarrio and his co-defendants, all of whom were leaders or members of the Ministry of Self Defense, conspired to prevent, hinder and delay the certification of the Electoral College vote, and to oppose by force the authority of the government of the United States.attorney for the District of Columbia, first mentioned potential sedition charges in early 2021.SUBSCRIBE TO FOX 5 NY ON YOUTUBE On Jan.6, 2021, the defendants directed, mobilized, and led members of the crowd onto the Capitol grounds and into the Capitol, leading to dismantling of metal barricades, destruction of property, breaching of the Capitol building, and assaults on law enforcement.The Justice Department announced in January that Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes and 10 others had been charged with seditious conspiracy related to the Capitol riot.Ad Oath Keepers militia group , including its founder and leader Stewart Rhodes, were indicted in January on seditious conspiracy charges in the Capitol attack.During and after the attack, Tarrio and his co-defendants claimed credit for what had happened on social media and in an encrypted chat room.The defendants are scheduled to appear for a hearing on June 9, 2022, in the District of Columbia, In the 17 months since Jan.S.

6, 2021, more than 800 individuals have been arrested in nearly all 50 states for crimes related to the breach of the U.S.S.He founded the right-wing group in 2009.Capitol, including over 250 individuals charged with assaulting or impeding law enforcement.The investigation remains ongoing.” Prosecutors contended that Rhodes “conspired with his co-defendants and others to oppose by force the execution of the laws governing the transfer of presidential power.Greene agreed to cooperate with authorities.Anyone with tips can call 1-800-CALL-FBI (800-225-5324) or click.

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