Tag Archives: Proud Boys

Rioter Who Filmed Ashli Babbitt’s Death Pleads Guilty

CNN reports: A Capitol rioter who captured Ashli Babbitt’s death on video became the 20th person to plead guilty for his involvement in the deadly January 6 insurrection. Andrew Bennett of Maryland pleaded guilty Thursday in DC District Court to illegally demonstrating inside the US Capitol. He got the same deal as other nonviolent rioters pleading to a single misdemeanor …

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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 Complains Of Threats In Florida Jail

The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports: A Volusia County Proud Boys leader being held in the Seminole County Jail has been threatened by inmates and will likely be threatened again as they seek to test him, his attorney said during a federal hearing on Thursday. Joseph R. Biggs, 37, was a leader among the Proud Boys in planning “an organized and …

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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 …

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Proud Boy Charged With Attacking Media At DC Riot

Raw Story reports: Gabriel Brown, a YouTuber and Proud Boy who has rallied at Charlottesville and other fascist scenes, was arrested by the FBI today on charges of violence, property destruction and disorderly conduct at the January 6 riot. Brown, 38, of the village of Bayville on Long Island, NY, “kicked and/or stomped on media equipment and verbally encouraged others …

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REPORT: Plea Deal Talks Underway For Six Proud Boys

The Arizona Republic reports: Plea deals may be in the works for six people who the federal government says are associated with the Proud Boys and who face criminal charges related to the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6. Prosecutors and defense attorneys told a federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Thursday that they expect to have preliminary negotiations about …

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Bail Denied For Cultist Who Threatened To Kill Warnock

Law & Crime reports: A felon accused of threatening Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) online the day Democrats regained control of both branches of Congress failed to secure his release from jail pending trial, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. “I am not releasing him. He represents a threat to the community,” U.S. Magistrate Judge Lois Bloom said of 40-year-old Eduard …

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Proud Boys Recruits Shocked To Discover Group Is A Cesspool Of Racism, Anti-Semitism, And Homophobia

USA Today reports: Daniel Berry, along with a member of the Wisconsin Proud Boys and another former recruit, told USA TODAY the group is a den of racism and antisemitism. Moving up within the group, they said, is dependent on sadistically bullying potential members and promoting white supremacist talking points. Berry and two other men, who asked not to be …

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Proud Boys Fan Charged With Death Threat Against Warnock Couldn’t Get Ride To Capitol Riot, Feds Say

The New York Daily News reports: A Queens Proud Boys supporter arrested in January for making online threats against Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock was all set to attend the Capitol riot with other Trump supporters — but couldn’t get a ride down to D.C., prosecutors said Thursday. Eduard Florea’s wife, Joni Florea, told prosecutors that her husband was in a …

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Audio Chat Reveals Post-Riot Fear Among Proud Boys

CNN reports: A private Proud Boys audio chat that was made public Tuesday shows how the right-wing group fell into dysfunction and finger-pointing as its members got arrested after the US Capitol riot. “We are f–ked…they are coming for us,” one member said, according to court filings, which say the chat happened on February 1 as the national manhunt for …

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Proud Boy Denied Pre-Trial Release Due To Chronic Back Pain: Feds Note He Had No Problems Wielding That Axe

Washington DC’s ABC News affiliate reports: A Kansas Proud Boy charged in the Capitol riot has asked a judge to release him from jail due to chronic back pain – a condition, prosecutors say, which didn’t prevent him from allegedly wielding an axe handle against police outside the Capitol. William Chrestman, 47, was arrested in February along with four others …

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Threats Against “Rat” Keep Proud Boy Behind Bars

Law & Crime reports: Finding a Proud Boys member’s complaints of inadequate medical care behind bars “without merit,” a federal judge issued a scathing ruling on Wednesday explaining why he kept him in jail—and highlighting his vulgar Facebook tirades against the “pu**y ass bitch” he believed “ratted” him out following an FBI visit. “Believe I know who ratted,” Christopher Worrell, …

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Mother Of Newly Arrested Proud Boys Leader Suggested Trying Baby Shampoo To Treat His Pepper Spray Injuries

Via press release from the Justice Department: Today, agents with the FBI’s Newark Field Office arrested a New Jersey man and self-identified Proud Boy for crimes related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, which disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress in the process of ascertaining and counting the electoral votes related to the presidential …

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Riot Suspect Who Was “Trying To Find Me A Proud Boy” Gets Collared After Saying Her IG Username On Video

Law & Crime reports: A 27-year-old California woman was arrested in Alabama on Friday in connection with siege of the U.S. Capitol, the Department of Justice said. The suspect was identified as Stephanie Baez in no small part because she was recorded on Jan. 6 providing her Instagram handle while declaring that she loves the Proud Boys and was hoping …

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REPORT: Gosar Plotted “Brooks Brothers Riot” In AZ

The Washington Post reports: Two days after the tumultuous 2020 election, as President Donald Trump railed that his victory had been stolen, a small group of men dressed in yellow-and-black Proud Boys shirts appeared with dozens of other Trump supporters to protest the counting of ballots at Nevada’s biggest voting center. Woodrow Johnston, the vice president of McShane LLC, a …

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Proud Boy Seeks Release To Keep Disability Payments

The Kansas City Star reports: An Olathe Proud Boy incarcerated since his arrest in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection is asking the court to reconsider its decision to detain him pending trial. In a motion filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, William Chrestman’s attorney argued that the Army veteran posed no safety risk …

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Alleged Proud Boy Collared Thanks To DC Hotel Selfie

Phoenix’s Fox News affiliate reports: According to the documents, which were filed with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Micajah Joel Jackson is accused of Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority and Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds. Court documents state that agents compared a selfie taken …

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FL Proud Boy Charged With Assaulting Cops In DC Riot

Via press release from the Justice Department: Today, a Florida man and self-identified Proud Boy was arrested for crimes related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, which disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress in the process of ascertaining and counting the electoral votes related to the presidential election. Daniel Lyons Scott, 28, of …

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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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Jailed Proud Boys Leader Rages: “Fuck You Trump”

USA Today reports: Proud Boys leader Ethan Nordean lashed out at President Donald Trump, accusing him of misleading his supporters and then deserting them despite their unwavering loyalty. “We are now and always have been on our own. So glad he was able to pardon a bunch of degenerates as his last move and s— on us on the way …

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