COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 400 supporters of former President Donald Trump have been charged in the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, including members of far-right extremist groups.
At least 18 of those cases, including one announced Monday, were against Ohio residents identified by the FBI through social media posts and surveillance footage.READ MORE: Tornado Touches Down In Wintersville, Ohio, Damaging 23 Homes
Federal prosecutors allege at least four Ohioans charged with the breach had links to the anti-government militia group the Oath Keepers.READ MORE: State Leaders Offer Guidance To Parents On Keeping Unvaccinated Kids Safe
In most cases defendants are charged with entering the Capitol illegally and engaging in violent and destructive conduct while there.
Some defendants remain behind bars, while others are free pending upcoming hearings.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Department Of Health To Text People Who Missed 2nd Vaccine Shot
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