Tarrio Henry Proud Boys

Former Proud Boys Leader, Members Charged With Seditious Conspiracy In Jan 6 Riot

Tarrio Henry Proud Boys

Henry Enrique Tarrio, the former chairman of the Proud Boys, and four other members of the group were indicted on Monday for seditious conspiracy.

These charges are in connection with the Jan. 6th Capitol riots.

The defendants include Henry “Enrique” Tarrio, 38, of Miami, Florida, the former national chairman of the Proud Boys; Ethan Nordean, 31, of Auburn, Washington; Joseph Biggs, 38, of Ormond Beach, Florida; Zachary Rehl, 37, of Philadelphia, and Dominic Pezzola, 44, of Rochester, New York.

All previously were indicted and remain detained. They pleaded not guilty to charges contained in earlier indictments.

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The superseding indictment adds two charges to the earlier indictment: one count of seditious conspiracy, and one count of conspiracy to prevent an officer from discharging any duties. All defendants now face a total of nine charges, and Pezzola faces an additional robbery charge.

The defendants are scheduled to appear for a hearing on June 9, 2022, in the District of Columbia

A sixth defendant, who was earlier charged with the group, pleaded guilty on April 8, 2022. Charles Donohoe, 34, of Kernersville, North Carolina, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding and assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers.

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