Alleged Florida Proud Boy Arrested In Capitol Riot

The Northwest Florida News reports:

A second Okaloosa County resident has been arrested for his role in the Jan. 6 invasion of the U.S. Capitol. Timothy Earl O’Malley, 63, of Fort Walton Beach, was taken into custody Wednesday. A confidential informant told the FBI that O’Malley claimed to be a member of the Proud Boys right wing activist group, according to court records.

Paperwork filed at the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., contained several photos taken Jan. 6 showing O’Malley, wearing a baseball helmet and face mask, at multiple locations inside the Capitol. He also becomes the seventh Floridian with alleged Proud Boys ties charged and the 17th arrestee from Florida identified as being aligned with an extremist group.

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