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Proud Boys Leader To Represent Himself In Civil Suits

Law & Crime reports: Proud Boys leader Henry “Enrique” Tarrio’s attorney asked a federal judge permission to withdraw from a civil lawsuit seeking to hold his client liable for the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Currently facing prosecution for seditious conspiracy, Tarrio faces serious criminal and civil exposure over his alleged actions on Jan. 6, 2021. His attorney …

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Proud Boys Leader Denied Release Before Trial

Reuters reports: A judge has denied the latest request by Enrique Tarrio, the former top leader of the right-wing group the Proud Boys, for release from jail while he awaits trial on criminal charges relating to last year’s attack on the U.S. Capitol. In an order issued late on Friday night, U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly said the evidence against …

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Proud Boys Leader Pleads Not Guilty On All Counts

CBS News reports: Enrique Tarrio, the leader of the far-right group the Proud Boys, pleaded not guilty to multiple federal felony counts on Tuesday, including conspiracy to obstruct Congress’ certification of the 2020 electoral votes stemming from his alleged participation in the Capitol attack of Jan. 6, 2021. Tarrio was arrested in Miami last month after a grand jury in …

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Proud Boys Leader To Remain Locked Up Until Trial

Law & Crime reports: Enrique Tarrio, the leader of the Proud Boys charged with conspiracy in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, will stay behind bars pending trial. Tarrio was arrested on March 8 and charged with conspiracy, obstruction, and assault in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by Donald Trump supporters. Although Tarrio wasn’t …

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Proud Boys Leader Had Plan To Storm Govt Buildings

The New York Times reports: A document found by federal prosecutors in the possession of a far-right leader contained a detailed plan to surveil and storm government buildings around the Capitol on Jan. 6 last year, people familiar with the document said on Monday. The document, titled “1776 Returns,” was cited by prosecutors last week in charging the far-right leader, …

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DOJ Unveils New Evidence Against Proud Boys Leader

Politico reports: Prosecutors say a “documentary film crew” was present when Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio and Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes met for 30 minutes in an underground parking garage on Jan. 5, 2021. The details, revealed in a Justice Department court filing on Monday, provide new evidence of the encounter between the two groups, whose leaders played a …

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Proud Boys Leader Was Arrested In His Underwear

The Daily Beast reports: Apparently taken by complete surprise, former Proud Boys ringleader Enrique Tarrio was handcuffed in nothing but his skivvies early Tuesday morning, as police arrived at his parents’ Miami home to arrest him for conspiracy in relation to the Jan. 6 insurrection. In footage of the arrest captured by NBC 6 South Florida, Tarrio, 38, can be …

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DC Cop Suspended Over Alleged Ties To Proud Boys

The Washington Post reports: A D.C. police lieutenant in the intelligence branch has been put on leave amid an investigation into alleged improper contacts with a prominent member of the extremist group Proud Boys, according to four law enforcement officials with knowledge of the case. The officials identified the officer as Shane Lamond, a 22-year veteran. Law enforcement officials said …

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Proud Boys Leader Denied Early Release From “Gulag” Jail, Gets Threats As “Snitch Rat” From Miami Chapter

The Miami New Times reports: Despite graphic testimony this past Monday in which he described “horrendous” conditions inside a Washington, D.C., Department of Corrections (DOC) facility that include frequent flooding and feces in his cell and harassment by guards, Enrique “Henry” Tarrio is not coming home any time soon. Late Friday night, Judge Jonathan H. Pittman denied Tarrio’s motion for …

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Proud Boys Leader Wants Release From “Unsafe” Jail

Raw Story reports: Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio is asking to be let out of prison so that he can serve out the rest of his sentence under home confinement. NBC 4 Washington’s Scott MacFarlane reports that “Tarrio cites, among other things, concerns about physical conditions and safety inside” the Washington D.C. jail where he’s currently residing. Tarrio was sentenced …

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Proud Boys Leader: Our Members Fight, Slap Each Other’s Asses, Lick Each Other’s Faces, It’s “Magical”

Vice News reports: Over the years, Tarrio said, he’s resolved conflicts or simmering beefs between chapters by having them fight it out. “At our national event, every year, we put a boxing ring together, or I rent an octagon, the guys put gloves on, and they just fucking go ham on each other,” he said. But sometimes, he added, “they …

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Proud Boys Leader Surrenders For Sentence At DC Jail

Washington DC’s CBS News affiliate reports: Henry “Enrique” Tarrio, the leader of the Proud Boys, turned himself in to police Monday evening. Tarrio, chairman of the Proud Boys, an all-male organization known for pushing a far-right-wing agenda, and known for violence and neo-Nazi ties, arrived at the D.C. Central Detention Facility about 9 p.m. Monday, with just hours left until …

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Proud Boys Leader Gets Six Months For Burning DC Church’s BLM Banner And Possessing Gun Magazines

CNN reports: Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio was sentenced Monday to six months in jail for burning a church’s Black Lives Matter banner in December and bringing high-capacity rifle magazines to Washington, DC, days before the US Capitol insurrection. The decision was handed down Monday by Judge Harold L. Cushenberry Jr. of DC Superior Court. Even though Tarrio was not …

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Proud Boys Leader Guilty Of Burning Church’s Banner

Via press release from the Justice Department: Henry “Enrique” Tarrio, 37, of Miami, Fla., pleaded guilty today to charges in two cases, including one involving the burning of a Black Lives Matter banner stolen from a downtown Washington church, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips and Robert J. Contee III, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). Tarrio pleaded …

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Proud Boys Leader Took $15,500 COVID Bailout

The Guardian reports: Government records show that Enrique Tarrio, chairman of the far-right Proud Boys group, received two federal government-backed paycheck protection program (PPP) loans worth a total of $15,500, the Guardian can reveal. Tarrio, based in Miami, Florida, was approved for an initial loan of $7,750 on 30 March, and a succeeding loan for the same amount on 16 …

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Proud Boys Leader: We’re Here To Stay, Get Used To It

Right Wing Watch reports: “You will never be able to ‘splinter’ the bonds that have been created by men that have shared their joy, their sweat, their blood and their tears,” Tarrio wrote on his Telegram channel. “Journalists can write about it…our enemies can wish for it…but I won’t make it a reality. We have been through many storms throughout …

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Proud Boys Splinter After Leader Exposed As Informant

Right Wing Watch reports: The Proud Boys—a far-right, neo-fascist hate group that played a key role in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection—appears to be splintering into separate entities. A handful of Proud Boys chapters have declared autonomy from the group’s leadership following recent reports that Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio was a “prolific” informant for the FBI and local law …

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Judge Orders Proud Boys Leader To Stay Out Of DC

Talking Points Memo reports: A Washington, D.C. judge ordered Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio to stay out of the city on Tuesday just ahead of a massive pro-Trump protest in which the right-wing street gang and other extremist groups are expected to swarm the nation’s capitol. D.C. Superior Court Magistrate Judge Renee Raymond allowed Tarrio’s release Tuesday afternoon, but warned …

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