Second Iowa man arrested for violence and riots at U.S. Capitol

(Cedar Rapids, IA) -- A second Iowa man has been arrested in connection to the riots and violence at the U.S. Capitol on January 6th.

The FBI Omaha Field Office says on Monday, Leo Christopher Kelly, of Cedar Rapids, was arrested on a federal warrant by special agents from the Omaha Field Office’s Cedar Rapids Resident Agency. The FBI says the federal charges include Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority, and Violent Entry with Intent to Disrupt the Orderly Conduct of Official Business and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds.

Kelly is currently in federal custody and will have his initial appearance in federal court on Tuesday.

Another Iowa man, Doug Jensen of Des Moines, was previously arrested for his actions at the Capitol on January 6th, He's facing charges of Knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, Disrupting the orderly conduct of government business, Violent entry and disorderly conduct in a Capitol building, Parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building, Obstructing a law enforcement officer during a civil disorder, and Assaulting, resisting or impeding certain officers or employees.

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