Federal Conspiracy Charges for 2 Proud Boys in Capitol Riot
EW YORK (AP) — The Department of Justice says two New York men identified as members of the Proud Boys have been indicted on federal conspiracy and other charges in the Capitol riot.
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Friday's announcement came as prosecutors raise the stakes in some of the slew of cases stemming from the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Dominic Pezzola and William Pepe were arrested earlier in the month on federal charges including illegally entering a restricted building.
The Justice Department announced Friday that the two have been indicted in Washington on charges that newly include conspiracy.
Pezzola's lawyer said Saturday he wasn't ready to comment.
A lawyer for Pepe declined comment.