Florida Leads Nation In Capitol Insurrection Arrests

Florida Politics reports:

Florida is tied with Texas for the most individuals facing charges stemming from Jan. 6, with 47 arrests in each state out of the 484 total nationwide. And Florida leads all states in arrests of individuals associated with two far-right groups, the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys, that were active in breaching the Capitol.

More than 40% of the Oath Keepers arrested on charges stemming from Jan. 6 are from Florida, and about a quarter of the Proud Boys. Florida’s large number of arrests related to Jan. 6 raises concerns about the prevalence of extremist groups and views in the state.

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