Oregon man faces new charges for role in Jan. 6 insurrection

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A Happy Valley antheral accused of taking portion successful the Jan. 6 insurrection astatine the United States Capitol is facing caller charges, according to tribunal documents.

The caller charges for 41-year-old Richard Harris see civilian upset and parading, demonstrating oregon picketing successful a Capitol building.

Harris was arrested successful Florida by U.S. Marshals connected March 18 aft a expansive assemblage successful Washington D.C. indicted him connected 5 counts successful transportation with the Jan. 6 insurrection.

The erstwhile charges helium faced included battle of a national officer, obstruction of an authoritative proceeding and 3 misdemeanors for unlawful oregon disorderly behaviour astatine the U.S. Capitol grounds and building.

According to tribunal documents, Harris appeared to beryllium successful a video posted by The New Yorker titled, “A Reporter’s Footage Inside the Capitol Siege.” Court documents allege the video shows Harris telling a constabulary serviceman blocking his way “You’re outnumbered. There’s a … cardinal of america retired there, and we’re listing to Trump – your boss.” Court documents further said the serviceman appears to measurement backmost and nonstop Harris and others to a level with bare offices.

Authorities accidental helium besides stood connected a statue of Gerald Ford successful the Capitol.

Court documents besides assertion Harris appeared successful a video from ProPublica successful which helium reportedly picked up a telephone and shouted “Can I talk to Pelosi? We’re coming … Mike Pence, we’re coming for you too…”

Harris besides pleaded blameworthy to harassing a quality lensman astatine the Oregon State Capitol successful Salem 2 weeks earlier Jan. 6 erstwhile far-right protesters breached the building.

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