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Mother and son from Iowa arrested for alleged role in U.S. Capitol riots on Jan. 6

They appeared in federal court on Friday
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Posted at 4:55 PM, Feb 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-19 17:55:14-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — On Friday, the FBI said in a release that Deborah Sandoval of Des Moines, Ia, and Salvador Sandoval Jr. of Ankeny, Ia, were arrested on federal warrants by special agents from the FBI Omaha Field Office’s Des Moines Resident Agency.

According to the FBI:

The mother and son face charges stemming from the events at the Capitol Building on January 6, 2021.

The federal charges against Deborah Sandoval include:

  • Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority
  • Knowingly Impeding or Disrupting the Orderly Conduct of Government
  • Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds

The federal charges against Salvador Sandoval Jr. include:

  • Obstructing, Impeding or Interfering with Law Enforcement
  • Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority
  • Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct on Capitol Grounds

Deborah Sandoval and Salvador Sandoval Jr. made an initial appearance in federal court on Friday. You will find any additional information at this link - https://www.justice.gov/usaodc/capitol-breach-cases