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Minnesota man arrested Friday for alleged involvement in U.S. Capitol riot



ST. PAUL — A 26-year-old Lindstrom, Minn., man was arrested by the FBI on Friday morning for his alleged involvement in the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

Jonah E. Westbury made his first appearance in U.S. District Court on Friday afternoon, April 9, 2021, on charges relating to criminal acts at the U.S. Capitol.

Westbury is charged with entering and remaining in a restricted building and grounds, disorderly and disruptive conduct in a Capitol building and grounds, and parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building.

Westbury is the third Minnesotan to be arrested in connection with the Capitol riots.

She was released on conditions.

Jordan Kenneth Stotts, 31, of Moorhead, Minn., appeared in U.S. District Court in Bemidji on March 19. He is charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, as well as violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. A judge set his bond at $25,000. He has been released on the condition that he promises to appear at his next court date.