Omaha man arrested for violence at U.S. Capitol

Brandon Straka was arrested for alleged involvement at the Capitol riot
Straka Use
Photo provided by FBI Omaha Field Office.

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — The FBI has one Omaha man in custody for a federal warrant related to the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol Building.

Brandon Straka was arrested on Monday, sometime before 2:30 p.m.

He is facing the following federal charges:

  1. Impeding law enforcement officer during civil disorder
  2. Knowingly entering and remaining on restricted grounds without lawful authority and/or engaging in disorderly conduct within proximity to a restricted building to
    impede official functions
  3. Engaging in disorderly conduct with intent to disturb a hearing before Congress

Straka is set to appear in court on Tuesday, Jan. 26.


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