Bail Set For Oʻahu Man Accused Of Participating In U.S. Capitol Riot

(AP) — A U.S. judge in Honolulu is ordering a Hawaii man accused of participating in the riot at the U.S. Capitol to be released on $5,000 bail. Nicholas Ochs was arrested late Thursday after he returned home to Honolulu from Washington. He is charged with illegally entering a restricted building or grounds, a misdemeanor. Ochs is the founder of the Hawaii chapter of the Proud Boys, a neofascist group. He was the Republican Party’s candidate to represent Waikiki in the state House of Representatives but lost in November.  His lawyer Myles Breiner did not immediately return a call seeking comment on the misdemeanor charge. 

 

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