Federal grand jury indicts Titusville man on charges related to Capitol siege
ORLANDO, Fla. – A federal grand jury indicted a Titusville man Monday on a list of felony charges related to the Capitol riot. Kenneth Harrelson and other Oath Keepers seen inside the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. (FBI)Federal investigators said Harrelson attended planning calls with Oath Keepers, a militia group tagged as an extremist group by the FBI, before storming the Capitol earlier this year. Harrelson was previously facing charges of conspiracy, obstruction of an official proceeding, destruction of government property and entering restricted grounds. Ad[MORE COVERAGE: Brevard man plotted with Oath Keepers before Capitol riot, FBI says | Who are the Oath Keepers?
Who are the Oath Keepers? A look at militia group whose members face charges after Capitol Attack
The group includes people linked to the Oath Keepers militia group who have been indicted on charges that they planned and coordinated with one another in the attack. Investigators said Kenneth Harrelson is a member of the Oath Keepers and attended dozens of planning calls with other members before they stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. The Oath Keepers were among several militia and extremist groups, such as the Proud Boys, that took part in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. The SPLC also said Rhodes worked on Ron Paul’s 2008 presidential campaign prior to starting the Oath Keepers. The Oath Keepers claim tens of thousands of members on its rolls but, according to the ADL, that is unlikely, but they may have a couple of thousand members.
Brevard man plotted with Oath Keepers before Capitol riot, FBI says
ORLANDO, Fla. – A Brevard County man attended dozens of planning calls with other members of the Oath Keepers before they stormed the U.S. Capitol earlier this year, according to a criminal complaint from the FBI. Harrelson is facing charges of conspiracy, obstruction of an official proceeding, destruction of government property and entering restricted grounds. AdKenneth Harrelson and other Oath Keepers seen inside the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. (FBI)FBI agents claim they uncovered messages and recorded transmissions from Oath Keepers affiliated with Harrelson that stated, “You are executing citizen’s arrest. AdAnyone with information about someone who was involved in the riot can find details on how to report them here.