Every Proud Boys Leader Arrested Over Capitol Riot So Far

Two more leading figures of the far-right Proud Boys group have been charged in connection with the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Zach Rehl, the president of the group's chapter in Philadelphia, and Charles Donohoe, a Proud Boys leader from North Carolina, were indicted on Wednesday, The New York Times reported.

Two others who had already been charged over the riot in which five people died—Joe Biggs, who organizes rallies for the group, and Ethan Nordean, the self-described "sergeant of arms" of the Seattle chapter of the Proud Boys—have also been accused of conspiracy connected to the claims against Rehl and Donohoe.

Thirteen people associated with the Proud Boys have now been accused of taking part in the storming of the Capitol, five of whom are prominent members.

Zach Rehl

The New York Times reports that Rehl is charged with conspiring to interfere with law enforcement officers at the Capitol and obstruct the certification of President Joe Biden's election victory in Congress.

Photos allegedly showing Rehl taking part in the January 6 attack were recently published by The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Other images have been posted on social media that reportedly show him smoking a cigarette in the office of Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley during the riot.

Rehl is said to have led the Proud Boys Philadelphia chapter since at least 2018 and was seen talking with local officers outside a police union lodge in the city following a visit from former Vice President Mike Pence.

Charles Donohoe

A spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Greensboro told The Raleigh News and Observer that Donohue was arrested on Wednesday in Kernersville, North Carolina, and made his first court appearance a short while later.

It is not yet clear what Donohoe is accused of doing on January 6, but he faces the same charges as Rehl.

Ethan Nordean

Ethan Nordean, also known as Rufio Panman, is said to have been the de facto leader of the Proud Boys on January 6 since the group's chairman, Enrique Tarrio, was barred from Washington D.C. following his arrest two days earlier.

Nordean is accused by prosecutors of giving orders and organizing groups of Proud Boys to attack and gain entry into the Capitol building.

He is charged with obstructing or impeding an official proceeding, aiding and abetting, and knowingly entering or remaining in restricted buildings or grounds and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

Nordean was released from custody on March 3 pending his trial after a judge ruled he did not pose a danger to the community and was not a flight risk.

Joe Biggs

Joe Biggs is one of the most prominent Proud Boys figures to be accused of storming the Capitol. He was charged in January with a number of offenses including attempting to obstruct, influence or impede an official proceeding before Congress.

According to the Times, Biggs and Nordean are accused of leading a mob of about 100 Proud Boys members and supporters through the streets of D.C. before attacking the Capitol.

Biggs admitted to the FBI that he did enter the building, but said he did so through the already open doors. Biggs denied being aware of any plans to storm the Capitol beforehand.

He was released from custody soon after his arrest in January.

Nick Ochs

Nick Ochs, leader and founder of Proud Boys Hawaii, was arrested at Honolulu airport on January 7.

He was originally charged with unlawful entry into restricted buildings or grounds, but charges of attempting to stop, delay and hinder the certification of the results of the 2020 presidential election were added later.

Ochs—who uploaded a picture of himself inside the building with the caption "hello from the Capital lol"—claims he only entered to cover the events as a reporter for the group "Murder the Media."

Ochs and his co-defendant, Nicholas DeCarlo, pleaded not guilty to the charges against them during a court appearance in mid-February.

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Trump supporters clash with police and security forces outside the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Five leading members of the Proud Boys have now been charged in connection with the attack.