Brothers in Arms – Two Pendleton Proud Boys Arrested by the FBI
The FBI's Twitter account has announced the arrest of a pair of Pendleton, Oregon Proud Boys, brothers-in-arms, on charges of conspiracy and obstruction for their roles in the January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Jonathanpeter A. Klein, 21, and Matthew L. Klein, 24, were taken into custody by agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The elder Klein was collared in Sherwood, Oregon, and his 21-year old brother was cuffed near Heppner, Oregon, both were apprehended without incident.
The Klein brothers’ charges in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia include: conspiracy, obstruction of an official proceeding, obstruction of law enforcement during a civil disorder, destruction of government property, entering a restricted building, and disorderly conduct.
The pair were pictured, above, in Washington, D.C., on January 5th toting a Don't Tread on Me flag, wearing Proud Boys gear and American flag neck gaiters covering half their faces. The picture was featured on an FBI website asking for the public’s assistance in identifying those people who participated in the January 6th Capitol insurrection, including illegally entering the Capitol building when Congress was in session.
Oregon residents who may have further information about participants in the events of January 6th can anonymously go here to tip off the Feds, or you can call the FBI Portland office at 503-224-4181. Go here to view other videos and still shots of individuals still being sought by Federal law enforcement.
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