Henry “Enrique” Tarrio, a longtime leader of the Proud Boys far-right group, was detained Tuesday on charges that he conspired with followers that assaulted Congress last year– a high-profile charge unsealed the exact same day Jan. 6 prosecutors won their initial test sentence from a D.C. jury.Tarrio, 38, who lives in Miami, joins Oath Keepers creator Stewart Rhodes as the 2nd leader of an extreme group billed in link with the Jan. 6, 2021, strike. He eventually pleaded guilty in that situation, offering four months in prison before his release this year.The brand-new pointedly connections Tarrio to Rhodes, keeping in mind that also after Tarrio was gotten by a court to leave Washington, he did not do so right away. The indictment additionally charges that after Tarrio’s arrest over the banner, he continued to communicate electronically in a message group with other Proud Boys leaders as they collaborated their actions Jan. 6.

Henry “Enrique” Tarrio, a long time leader of the Proud Boys far-right group, was jailed Tuesday on charges that he conspired with fans that struck Congress last year– a prominent indictment unsealed the same day Jan. 6 district attorneys won their initial trial conviction from a D.C. jury.Tarrio, 38, who lives in Miami, joins Oath Keepers creator Stewart Rhodes as the second leader of a radical group charged in link with the Jan. 6, 2021, assault. At times, their visits to the District have actually ended in street brawls.Days prior to Jan. 6, Tarrio had been billed in a separate incident– the burning of a Black Lives Matter banner taken from a D.C. church in December 2020 after a different pro-Trump rally– and gotten to stay outside of Washington. He eventually begged guilty in that instance, serving four months in prison before his release this year.The brand-new specifically ties Tarrio to Rhodes, noting that even after Tarrio was bought by a court to leave Washington, he did not do so right away. The indictment also bills that after Tarrio’s apprehension over the banner, he continued to connect electronically in a message team with various other Proud Boys leaders as they collaborated their actions Jan. 6. Tarrio’s apprehension comes simply a few weeks after D.C. cops authorities in their very own knowledge branch during an examination into possible inappropriate contacts with the Proud Boys leader.