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Man who ran for office in Hawaii among ‘Proud Boys’ who stormed US Capitol

Nick Ochs, founder of Proud Boys Hawaii, is seen in a brown jacket on the right side of this photo behind the man in the foreground who is also wearing a brown jacket. Ochs was among a group of rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. (Photo by: Chris Kleponis/Sipa USA) (Source: Sipa USA)

Editor's Note: This is the 'fascio' organizing itself.

Man who ran for office in Hawaii allegedly among ‘Proud Boys’ who stormed US Capitol

From HNN January 7, 2021 (excerpt)

… A man who ran for office in Hawaii was allegedly among the rioters who stormed into the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in an attempt to thwart President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.

Nick Ochs is founder of “Proud Boys Hawaii,” a far right extremist group.  He tweeted a photo of himself smoking a cigarette with the caption, “Hello from the Capital lol.” …

read … Man who ran for office in Hawaii among ‘Proud Boys’ who stormed US Capitol

DB Jan 8, 2021: Hawaii Proud Boy Leader Nick Ochs Busted in Capitol Riot  

Federal authorities have arrested Proud Boy Hawaii founder and alt-right media personality Nick Ochs in connection with the deadly pro-Trump rampage through the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.  In an indictment unsealed in D.C. District Court, Ochs—who promotes his extremist opinions online as part of the “Murder the Media” podcasting and Youtube crew—is charged with trespassing into a restricted building.

HNN Jan 8, 2021: ‘Proud Boys Hawaii’ founder arrested after returning to Honolulu following US Capitol riots 

Nick Ochs was taken into custody Thursday night at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport upon his return from Washington, D.C…. Late Thursday, Hawaii Republican Party Chair Shirlene Ostrov disavowed Ochs.

Nicholas R. Ochs Arrested for Unlawful Entry into the United States Capitol Building

News Release from US DoJ, January 8, 2021

HONOLULU, Hawaii – A criminal complaint was unsealed today in federal court in the District of Columbia charging Nicholas R. Ochs with Unlawful Entry into Restricted Buildings or Grounds, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1752(a). The defendant was arrested last evening in Honolulu, Hawaii, at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. His initial appearance will be in federal court in Honolulu.

According to court filings, the charge stems from Ochs’s unlawful entry into the United States Capitol building on January 6, 2021. The government will seek his removal to the District of Columbia to face this charge.

The case is being prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia.

The charge in the complaint is an allegation, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Editor's Note: Under USC 18-1752(a) Ochs could face up to 10 years in prison

CB: Ochs will be represented by Honolulu-based defense lawyer Myles Breiner when he appears in court next week for his initial appearance.

PDF: US v Ochs Complaint 1-21-mj-00015-GMH 

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Nick Ochs was the Hawaii Republican candidarte for HD22 (Waikiki).  He lost to Adrian Tam on Nov 3, 2020.  Results: (D) TAM, Adrian 6,080 63.0% (R) OCHS, Nicholas R. 2,869 29.7%.

 

Ochs prosecution?

Statement of United States Attorney Kenji M. Price -- "My office condemns this unlawful behavior and will conduct or assist in conducting any investigation or prosecution with an appropriate nexus to our jurisdiction."

WPTA: ‘Proud Boy’ with Northeast Indiana roots arrested in connection to Capitol Hill riot

KITV: Hawai'i Republican Party and Democratic Party of Hawaii release joint statement on ongoing situation at U.S. Capitol

KITV: "Oh my God, he lives across the street... I voted for him... I'm a Republican. I'm not a Republican anymore."

CNN: CNN has highlighted Nick Ochs in a crowd of protesters storming the Capitol

Reddit: Founder of Proud Boys Hawaii Chapter photographed during yesterday’s insurrection at the Capitol

SA: Proud Boys Hawaii founder involved in U.S. Capitol mayhem

CB: Hawaii ‘Proud Boy’ Could Face Consequences With Help Of U.S. Attorney

RELATED: Trumpsters Break into Capitol, Occupy Senate Floor 

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