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Ex-police chief, 5 others charged in Capitol riot conspiracy - WISH-TV

Ex-police chief, 5 others charged in Capitol riot conspiracy - WISH-TV

” The six men joined a Telegram chat called “The California Patriots-DC Brigade” along with more than 30 other people ahead of the riot, authorities said.Warner, Mele and Kinnison appeared via video for a federal court hearing in Riverside where each was ordered released on $25,000 bond, while Martinez was freed on bond at a Texas hearing, authorities said.The night before the Capitol breach, Taylor sent a photo in a chat that showed gear, including two hatchets, a walkie-talkie-radio, a stun baton and a knife, authorities said.” That night, Taylor boasted in messages about storming the Capitol but said he didn’t go inside because he had weapons, authorities said.

” Authorities say communications show how the men coordinated their travel to Washington and efforts to block the peaceful transition of power.6, Taylor — who authorities say was carrying a knife in a pocket — and Hostetter were part of the group trying to push through a line of officers on the lower West Terrace, authorities say.

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