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Former Police Chief and Militia Members Indicted in Capitol Riot

Alan Hostetter, former chief of the La Habra, Ca., police department, along with his partner who helped organize Stop the Steal rallies and members of the Three Percenters militia, have been indicted for their roles in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, reports the Los Angeles Times. Hostetter and fellow Californians Russell Taylor, Erik Scott Warner, Felipe Antonio “Tony” Martinez, Derek Kinnison and Ronald Mele, face charges on multiple counts.

The grand jury indictment alleges the men conspired on social media prior to the riot — including on a Telegram channel dubbed “California Patriots – Answer the Call Jan. 6” and via text messages — creating travel plans that included discussion of bringing weapons to the Capitol. On the day of the riot, they breached off-limits areas of the Capitol and encouraged others to do so as well, posting videos and pictures as they went, the indictment says. Though all are charged with being in restricted areas of the Capitol, Warner, a registered nurse, is the sole indictee to be accused of entering the building, via a broken window. Kinnison and Warner are charged with destroying evidence, while Taylor also faces a weapons count for carrying a knife with a blade longer than three inches.

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