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3 Other Proud Boy Members Charged Over Alleged Involvement in US Capitol Breach

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3 Other Proud Boy Members Charged Over Alleged Involvement in US Capitol Breach

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Another three Proud Boys have been charged for their alleged involvement during the U.S. Capitol breach on Jan. 6, the Justice Department (DOJ) announced. In two separate news releases, the department said they had arrested Ethan Nordean, 30, who also goes by the name Rufio Panman; Nicholas DeCarlo, 30, of Texas; and Nicholas R. Ochs, 34, of Hawaii for allegedly joining a group of people who breached the U.S. Capitol building as lawmakers were counting electoral votes. According to court documents, Nordean is the self-described “Sergeant of Arms” of the Seattle Chapter of the Proud Boys. The group, established by libertarian Gavin McInnes, had previously attracted media attention for being involved in violent encounters, in particular, clashing with the extremist group Antifa. An FBI Special agent said in a sworn affidavit that it had reviewed video footage and photographs of the Jan. 6 incident and identified Nordean participating in a march with other …

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