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FBI Arrests Republican Gubernatorial Candidate For Role In Jan 6 Attack, Raids His Home

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Republican gubernatorial candidate, Ryan Kelley, of Michigan, was arrested Thursday on charges related to his involvement in the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, according to the Justice Department.

“Ryan Kelley, 40, of Allendale, Michigan, was arrested this morning on misdemeanor charges stemming from the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol breach. He was arrested in Allendale. Mr. Kelley is to make his initial appearance this afternoon in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan,” CNN reported Thursday, citing Bill Miller, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s office in the District of Columbia.

The network also reported that the Detroit FBI field office conducted a search on Kelley’s after his arrest.

“I can confirm FBI agents from Grand Rapids office executed an arrest and search warrant at Mr. Kelley’s residence in Allendale, MI. At this time, I cannot provide any information on the nature of the charges against Mr. Kelley, although I expect additional information to be forthcoming,” Mara Schneider, a public affairs officer with the FBI’s Detroit’s office, said in a written statement, according ot CNN.

Read the full report on CNN.